Taxon: Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link

 
Genus: Leucas
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Lamioideae
Tribe: Leucadeae
Nomen number: 401732
Place of publication: Enum. hort. berol. alt. 2:113. 1822
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jun-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • feng chao cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide L Edible Pl; F Pak; Wealth India RM 6:79. 1962)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Wealth India RM; Healing Pl India)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.e.), Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java] Malaysia (Malaya), Philippines


References:

  1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  2. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  3. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  4. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  5. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  6. Robertson, S. A. Flowering plants of Seychelles. 1989 (L Seychelles)
  7. Singh, V. Monograph on Indian Leucas R. Br. (Dronapushpi) Lamiaceae. 2001 (Monog Ind Leucas)
  8. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Leucas aspera (Willd.) Link :

  • 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.

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?id=401732. Accessed 26 May 2018.