Gomphostemma scortechinii Prain

First published in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 59: 315 (1890 publ. 1891)
This species is a synonym of Gomphostemma javanicum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Bongcheewin, B. (2013). Taxonomy, chemosystematics and phylogenetics of the genus Gomphostemma Wall. ex Benth. (Lamiaceae): 1-314. Thesis, School of biological and chemical sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London. [Cited as Gomphostemma javanicum.]
  • Bongcheewin, B., Ingrouille, M.J. & Paton, A.J. (2022). A revision of Gomphostemma (Lamiaceae). Kew Bulletin 77: 27-92. [Cited as Gomphostemma javanicum.]

This name is 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 Gomphostemma scortechinii.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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