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Taxon: Pogostemon benghalensis (Burm. f.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Pogostemon
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Lamioideae
Tribe: Pogostemoneae
Nomen number: 410556
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:529. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (source of panagol honey)
  • Materials: essential oils (of minor importance in SE Asia, but commercially used in India)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.?)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (n.), Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand (n.)


References:

  1. Bhatti, G. R. & M. Ingrouille 1997. Systematics of Pogostemon (Labiatae) Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 27:89.
  2. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:181-182.

Check other web resources for Pogostemon benghalensis (Burm. f.) Kuntze :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=410556. Accessed 14 November 2018.