Leucosceptrum canum


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: Lamioideae
Tribus: Pogostemoneae
Genus: Leucosceptrum
Species: L. canum



The three genera, Comanthosphace, Leucosceptrum and Rostrinucula, were suggested to be extraneous in Pogostemonoideae and their systematic position uncertain (Ryding 1994), however, see Scheen et al., 2010 for an improved phylogeny/taxonomy.

  • Species previously assigned here are now circumscribed to other genera (Govaerts & al, 2014)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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


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日本語: テンニンソウ属
中文: 米团花属
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