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Taxon: Leucas zeylanica (L.) W. T. Aiton

Genus: Leucas
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Lamioideae.
Nomen number: 423451
Place of publication: Hortus kew. ed. 2, 3:409. 1811 (R. Brown, Prodr. 504. 1810, nom. inval.)
Comments:
  • Brown cited Phlomis zeylanica L. but did not actually make this combination in 1810
  • the generic treatment and the species description in Hortus kewensis is not attributed to "Brown mss." so W. T. Aiton is the author of the name (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23)
Name verified on: 08-Jul-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • zhou mian cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

References:

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948–1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi.
  • Singh, V. 2001. Monograph on Indian Leucas R. Br. (Dronapushpi) Lamiaceae.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Leucas zeylanica (L.) W. T. Aiton:

  • 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?423451 (25 April 2014)

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