Phryma leptostachya subsp.asiatica f. oblongifolia, a
perennial found in groves, the stems grow to 30-70ch in height.
Leaves attach lower portions in clusters; the phyllotaxis is
opposite, long oval to long oblong, with coarse serrations on
margins, bases cuneate, and backsides with obscure delicate veins.
Branch tips emerge spikes; about 6cm long, white to light red
labiate flowers bloom from the bottom toward upward in order -
facing upward at first and sideways in flowering time. Corollas are
tubular with two lips; upper lips are erect, cleft shallowly in
three. Straight portions on both sides of the upper lips are short.
Bloom time June-August.