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Taxon: Clerodendrum japonicum (Thunb.) Sweet

Genus: Clerodendrum
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Ajugoideae. Also placed in: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 179
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 1:322. 1826
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 13-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Oct-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • cheng tong   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi [s.], Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam
    Indo-China: Laos; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, Java; Malaysia

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in tropics & subtropics

References:

  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. 1996–. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moldenke, H. N. 1980. A sixth summary of the Verbenaceae, Avicenniaceae, Stilbaceae, Chloanthaceae, Symphoremaceae, Nyctanthaceae, and Eriocaulaceae of the world as to valid taxa, geographic distribution and synonymy. Phytologia Mem. 2:1–629.
  • Rueda, R. M. 1993. The genus Clerodendrum (Verbenaceae) in Mesoamerica. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80:880.
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Clerodendrum japonicum (Thunb.) Sweet:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?179 (23 October 2014)

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