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Taxon: Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton

Genus: Perilla
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Nepetoideae tribe: Elsholtzieae.
Nomen number: 27364
Place of publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 5:277. 1894
Name verified on: 17-Dec-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Apr-2003
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 19 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • beefsteak-mint   (Source: Pl Invasion ) – English
  • beefsteakplant   (Source: HerbSpices ) – English
  • perilla   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • hui hui su   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Perilla frutescens var. crispa]
  • ye sheng zi su   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Perilla frutescens var. purpurascens]
  • zi su   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • zi su   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Perilla frutescens var. frutescens]
  • périlla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Schwarznessel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Shiso   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • egoma   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Perilla frutescens var. frutescens]
  • remon-egoma   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Perilla frutescens var. hirtella]
  • shiso   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Perilla frutescens var. crispa]
  • torano-o-jiso   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Perilla frutescens var. hirtella]
  • bladmynta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.]; Nepal; Pakistan
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986–1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with two varieties].
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa.
  • Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their exploitation. 400 In: Harley, R. M. & T. Reynolds, eds., Advances in labiate science. 400.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Maikhuri, R. K. et al. 1991. Lesser-known crops of food value in Garhwal Himalaya and a strategy to conserve them. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 86:33–36.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:114–115.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton:

  • 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.

Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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