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Taxon: Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) W. T. Aiton

 
Genus: Leonotis
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Lamioideae
Tribe: Leucadeae
Nomen number: 21746
Place of publication: Hortus kew. ed. 2, 3:409. 1811
Link to protologue:
Comment: 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 Shenzhen ICN Art. 46 Ex. 25)
Name Verified on: 14-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • baldhead  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • bird-honey  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • Christmas-candlestick  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - English
  • Johnny Collins  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • lion's-tail  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • gros bouton  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • gros tête  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • pompon soldat  (Source: F LAnt) - French
  • sommarlejonöra  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized



    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Nicaragua
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Other (origin tropical Africa)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis. 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  6. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds Note: = Leontodon nepetaefolia
  7. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  8. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  9. Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource).
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  13. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  14. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  15. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  16. University of Texas Herbarium. 2000-. The mints of Texas (on-line resource)
  17. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/lamiaceae/leonotis-nepetifolia/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  18. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinosa-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  19. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. Note: lists as "nepetaefolia"

Check other web resources for Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) W. T. Aiton :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21746. Accessed 19 August 2019.