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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
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31876217
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 71 (19 active, 19 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring; flavoring
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam


    Cultivated (in Asia)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  5. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  6. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Perilla+frutescens&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  12. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa
  13. Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their exploitation. Advances in labiate science 400.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. 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.
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  18. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:114-115.
  19. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  20. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  21. Park, Y.-Y. et al. 2008. Evaluation of genetic diversity and relationships within an on-farm collection of Perilla frutescens (L.) Britt. using microsatellite markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:523-535.
  22. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  24. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  25. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  26. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  28. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

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 Databas 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?27364. Accessed 12 December 2019.