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Taxon: Perilla nankinensis (Lour.) Decne.

Synonym of Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton

Genus: Perilla
Family: Lamiaceae alt. Labiatae
Nomen number: 27365
Place of publication: Rev. Hort. (Paris) sér. 4, 1:61. 1852
Comment: = P. frutescens ‘Crispa’
Name verified on: 17-Dec-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 8 accessions)

Economic importance:


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [= P. frutescens var. crispa (Thunb.) Hand.-Mazz.].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [= P. frutescens ‘Crispa’].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [= P. frutescens var. crispa (Thunb.) Deane].

Check other web resources for Perilla nankinensis (Lour.) Decne.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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