Stachys officinalis (Linnaeus 1753) Trévisan de Saint-Léon 1842 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 20-75cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - September (Earliest: 1.6)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Stachydrine
Iridoids Acetylharpagide, Harpagide, Harpagoside
Monoterpenoids Linalool, Ocimene, Phellandrene, Terpinene
Sesquiterpenoids Cadinene, Cadinol, Caryophyllene
Diterpenoids Betonicolide, Betonicoside
Flavonoids Hyperoside
Other Phenolics Acetoside, Betonyoside, Campneoside,
Forsythoside, Leucosceptoside, Tannins
Ketones Pinocamphone

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland
Parasites:
Septoria stachydis

Amauromyza labiatarum

Liriomyza strigata

Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Pachyprotasis rapae Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Several Crambidae

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Possible Sapivores:
Tingis pilosa
Florivores:
Eupithecia subfuscata

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Betony


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