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Taxon: Vitex negundo L.

 
Genus: Vitex
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Viticoideae
Nomen number: 41831
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:638. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 19-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Dec-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Ceylon; F ChinaEng; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):501. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Biodiv Conserv 13:457. 2004)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian, Henan, Hebei, Hunan, Hubei, Gansu, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Shanxi, Shandong, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Nei Monggol, Guangxi, Ningxia, Xizang, Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu (incl. Rameswaram Island), Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi] Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Myanmar, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra] Malaysia, [Sarawak, Penang, Selangor, Malacca] Philippines [Luzon, Masbate]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Kala, C. P. et al. 2004. Prioritization of medicinal plants on the basis of available knowledge, existing practices and use value status in Uttaranchal, India Biodivers. & Conservation 13:447.
  9. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  12. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):501.
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Vitex negundo L. :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?41831. Accessed 13 December 2018.