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Taxon: Vitex trifolia L.

Genus: Vitex
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Viticoideae. Also placed in: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 41841
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:638. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Mar-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • hand-of-Mary   (Source: F Ceylon ) – English
  • Indian three-leaf vitex   (Source: F Ceylon ) – English
  • Indian wild pepper   (Source: F Ceylon ) – English
  • Indian-privet   (Source: F Ceylon ) – English
  • simple-leaf chastetree   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • man jing   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • san ye man jing   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – Transcribed Chinese

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shandong, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra; Malaysia - Malacca, Penang, Perak, Sarawak; New Guinea; Philippines - Luzon, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Palawan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [n.e.], Northern Territory [n.], Queensland, South Australia [s.], Western Australia [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia - Marquesas Islands
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia - Loyalty Islands

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia. 50:367.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):502 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):502.
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Vitex trifolia L.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?41841 (23 April 2014)

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