Taxon: Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R. Br.

 
Genus: Plectranthus
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Nepetoideae
      Tribe: Ocimeae
Nomen number: 317146
Place of publication: Prodr. 506. 1810
Name Verified on: 04-Jun-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jun-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 47 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Solenostemon scutellarioides)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Solenostemon scutellarioides; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):408. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guangxi
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics

References:

  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Suddee, S. et al. 2004. A taxonomic revision of tribe Ocimeae Dumort. (Lamiaceae) in continental South East Asia II. Plectranthinae Kew Bull. 59:411-412.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Plectranthus scutellarioides (L.) R. Br. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.