Clinopodium chinense

Clinopodium chinense
Clinopodium chinense


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Menthinae
Genus: Clinopodium
Species: C. chinense
Subspecies: C. c. subsp. chinense – C. c. subsp. grandiflorum – C. c. subsp. parviflorum


Clinopodium chinense (Benth.) Kuntze


  • Basionym
    • Calamintha chinensis Benth. in Candolle, Prodr. 12: 233 (1848).
  • Homotypic
    • Calamintha clinopodium var. chinensis (Benth.) Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2: 236 (1866).
    • Satureja chinensis (Benth.) Briq. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3a): 302 (1896).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Amur, Japan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Manchuria, Nansei-shoto, Primorye, Sakhalin
    • Regional: China
      • China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Taiwan
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Vietnam

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

  • Kuntze, O. 1891. Revisio generum plantarum vascularium omnium atque cellularium multarum secundum leges nomenclaturae internationales cum enumeratione plantarum exoticarum in itinere mundi collectarum. Pars II. Pp. 377–1011. Arthur Felix, Leipzig [etc.]. BHL Reference page. : 2:515.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.


Vernacular namesEdit

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