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Taxon: Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth.

 
Genus: Pogostemon
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Lamioideae
Tribe: Pogostemoneae
Nomen number: 29154
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 12:156. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Materials: essential oils (source of patchouli oil for scenting perfumes, cosmetics)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Med Pl China, as P. patchouli)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Sumatera] Malaysia

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


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. Bhatti, G. R. & M. Ingrouille. 1997. Systematics of Pogostemon (Labiatae). Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 27:92.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. 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=Pogostemon+cablin&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Govaerts, R. World checklist of selected plant families (on-line resource).
  6. Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their exploitation. Advances in labiate science 400.
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  10. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 19:151-157.
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29154. Accessed 15 July 2019.