Vitex trifolia var. bicolor (Willd.) Moldenke

First published in Known Geogr. Distr. Verbenac. Avicenn.: 79 (1942)
This name is a synonym of Vitex bicolor

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Bramley, G.L.C. & al. (eds.) in Ridley, H.N. (2022). Flora of the Malay Peninsula, ser. II, 9: 1-301. Authority of teh Government of the Straits Settlements. [Cited as Vitex bicolor.]
  • Bramley, G.L.C. (2019). Flora Malesiana 23: 1-444. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Vitex bicolor.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Vitex trifolia var. bicolor.]

Flora Zambesiaca

  • F.T.E.A., Verbenaceae: 52 (1992).
  • Rev. Fl. Ceylon, ed. Dassanayake 4 : 386 (1983).
  • Ross, Fl. Natal: 300 (1972).
  • Sim, For. Fl. Port. E. Africa: 94 (1909).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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