Taxon: Lantana strigocamara R. W. Sanders

Genus: Lantana
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 451886
Place of publication: Sida 22:392. 2006
Comment: = Lantana camara hort.
Name Verified on: 18-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • lantana  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • red-sage  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • yellow-sage  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • cambará-de-cheiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambará-de-chumbo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambará-de-espinho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambará-juba  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambará-miúdo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambará-verdadeiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cambarazinho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-grilo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lantana-cambará  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • verbena-arbustiva  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • eldkrona  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as L. camara; Hortus 3, as L. camara; Invasive Pl Spec, as L. camara)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):341. 1999, as L. camara; CRC MedHerbs ed2, as L. camara; Herbs Commerce ed2, as L. camara)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust, as L. camara; Invasive Pl Spec, as L. camara)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • : Africa; Europe; United States
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Africa; Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Africa; Europe; United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Nauru; New Caledonia; Niue; Samoa; Tonga; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):341.
  • Sanders, R. W. 2006. Taxonomy of Lantana sect. Lantana (Verbenaceae): I. Correct application of Lantana camara and associated names (Sida) 22:381-421.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


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