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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:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1997 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:

  • 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:

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce Note: = Leonurus artemisia
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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.
  • 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=407691. Accessed 16 July 2019.