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

Native to:

China South-Central, India, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

Pogostemon pentagonus (C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Clarke, C.B. [20438], Tamil Nadu K000814999 holotype

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
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