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Taxon: Ajuga decumbens Thunb.

 
Genus: Ajuga
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Ajugoideae
Nomen number: 449029
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:525. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 243. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name Verified on: 24-Oct-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • jigoku-no-kama-no-futa  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • kiran-sō  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • jin chuang xiao cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; potential source of pharmaceutical agent; potential source of pharmaceutical agent

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan, Qinghai, Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan


References:

  1. Ingaki, H. et al. 2008. Screening of weed extracts for antifungal properties against Colletotrichum lagenarium, the causal agent of anthracnose in cucumber Weed Biol. Managem. 8:276-283.
  2. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  3. Takasaki, M. et al. 1999. Cancer chemopreventive agents (antitumor-promoters) from Ajuga decumbens J. Nat. Prod. (Lloydia) 62(7):972-975.
  4. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Ajuga decumbens Thunb. :

  • 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=449029. Accessed 23 February 2019.