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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Pogostemon cruciatus (Benth.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Wallich [1541], Nepal K000848031 isolectotype
Jan 1, 2010 Wallich [1541], Nepal K000848012 lectotype
Jan 1, 2010 Strachey, R. [1], Uttaranchal K000848032
Wight [2532], India K000848035 isotype
Wight [25314], India K000848033 isotype
s.coll. [2531], India K000848034 holotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1541], Nepal Dysophylla cruciata K001113398

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 530 (1891)

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.
  • Khanam, M. & Hassan, M.A. (2008). Lamiaceae Flora of Bangladesh 58: 1-161. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Yao, G., Deng, Y.F. & Ge, X.J. (2015). A taxonomic revision of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae) from China Phytotaxa 200: 1-67.

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