Taxon: Leonurus japonicus Houtt.

 
Genus: Leonurus
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Lamioideae
Tribe: Leonureae
Nomen number: 407691
Place of publication: Nat. hist. 2(9):366, t. 57, fig. 1. 1778
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chinese motherwort  (Source: Herbs Commerce) - English
  • chá-de-frade  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cordão-de-São-Francisco  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-das-lavadeiras  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-macaé  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-dos-Santos-Filho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lavanderia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rubim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • malörts-hjärtstilla  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • yi mu cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Herbs Commerce, as L. artemisia; Atlas Chin Drugs; Chin Herb Med; Chin Herbs; Med Pl China, as L. heterophyllus; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: (fide F USSR, as L. heterophyllus; F Ceylon, as L. sibiricus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia (Malaya)


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. American Herbal Products Association Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Leonurus japonicus Houtt. :

  • 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=407691. Accessed 27 May 2018.