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Taxon: Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) Steane & Mabb.

 
Genus: Rotheca
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Ajugoideae
Nomen number: 447341
Place of publication: Novon 8:205. 1998
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as C. ugandense)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Clerodendrum ugandense
  4. Steane, D. A. & D. J. Mabberley. 1998. Rotheca (Labiatae) revived. Novon 8:204-206.

Check other web resources for Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) Steane & Mabb. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447341. Accessed 28 May 2020.