Taxon: Vitex pinnata L.

Genus: Vitex
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
  Subfamily: Viticoideae
Nomen number: 41834
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:638. 1753
Name Verified on: 28-Jun-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Jun-2002
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Assam, - Gujarat, - Karnataka, - West Bengal
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, - Java, - Kalimantan, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Sumatra; Malaysia - Malacca, - Negri Sembilan, - Pahang, - Penang, - Sabah, - Sarawak, - Selangor, - Trengganu; Philippines - Basilan, - Bohol, - Leyte, - Luzon, - Masbate, - Mindanao, - Mindoro, - Negros, - Panay

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics


    . also cult. in tropics


  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). 1997-1998 (F Andhra Prad)


Check other web resources for Vitex pinnata L. :

  • 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.