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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and N. Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sodruddin [2], India K000509154
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000848003
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000848004
Mack, J. [s.n.], Assam K000848002
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1540] Dysophylla linearis K001113397
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1540], Bangladesh Dysophylla linearis K001113396

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.
  • 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
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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