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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan) and W. & Central Malesia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Borneo, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Pogostemon menthoides Blume appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 2, 2011 Phuong, V.X. et al. [HNK 109], Vietnam K000249866
Feb 1, 2011 Vu Xuan Phuong et al. [HNK 184], Vietnam K000249870
Jul 20, 2007 Kern, J.H. [8301], Indonesia K000824758
Jul 20, 2007 Clemens, J. [29727], Malaysia K000824769
Jul 20, 2007 Koorders, S.H. [43203/6], Indonesia K000824765
Jul 20, 2007 McDonald [4793], Indonesia K000824770
Jul 20, 2007 Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [4559], Indonesia K000824763
Jul 20, 2007 s.coll. [5871], Indonesia K000824762
Jul 20, 2007 Steenis, C. van [17603], Indonesia K000824759
Jul 20, 2007 Clemens, J. [30434], Indonesia K000824761
Jul 20, 2007 Schiffner, V. [2487], Indonesia K000824760
Jul 20, 2007 Burk, W. [s.n.], Indonesia K000824764
Jul 20, 2007 Steenis, C.G.G.J. van [7887], Indonesia K000824766
Jul 19, 2007 Kerr, A.F.G. [5329], Thailand K000509158
Mar 1, 1964 Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Indonesia K000824768 holotype
Horsfield, T. [s.n.], Indonesia K000824767 Unknown type material

First published in Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 825 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Bramley, G.L.C. (2019). Flora Malesiana 23: 1-444. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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/
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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