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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

India

Pogostemon atropurpureus Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 4, 1923 Wight, R. [2127], India K000509705 Unknown type material
Gardner, G. [s.n.], India K000509706

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 154 (1848)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0