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
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

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; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, - Java; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea

References:

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Robertson, S. A. Flowering plants of Seychelles. 1989 (L Seychelles)
  • Singh, V. Monograph on Indian Leucas R. Br. (Dronapushpi) Lamiaceae. 2001 (Monog Ind Leucas)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

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.