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

Native to:

Taiwan

Pogostemon formosanus Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Henry, A. [1178], Taiwan K000928055
Henry, A. [1178], Taiwan K000928054

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 25: t. 2440 (1896)

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.
  • 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