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Taxon: Aloysia citrodora Palau

Genus: Aloysia
Family: Verbenaceae.
Nomen number: 317750
Place of publication: Parte práct. bot. 1:768. 1784
Name verified on: 03-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Feb-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • lemon-verbena   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • verveine citronelle   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Zitronenstrauch   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • cidrão   (Source: Sieto Ph.D. Diss.) – Portuguese
  • salva-limão   (Source: Sieto Ph.D. Diss.) – Portuguese
  • cedrón   (Source: Names Soukup ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, Tucuman

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Armada, J. & A. Barra. 1992. On Aloysia Palau (Verbenaceae). Taxon 41:88–90.
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina. ["citriodora"].
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. [= Lippia triphylla (L'Hér.) Kuntze].
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • 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.
  • Pajaujis Anonis, D. 1993. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery. [= Verbena triphylla L'Hér.].
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Siedo, S. J. 2006. Systematics of Aloysia (Verbenaceae). Unpublished dissertation 64–74.
  • Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  • Still, S. M. 1994. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999 ["citriodora"].
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Check other web resources for Aloysia citrodora Palau:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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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