Volkameria mollis

Volkameria mollis


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: Ajugoideae
Tribus: Clerodendreae
Genus: Volkameria
Species: Volkameria mollis


Volkameria mollis (Kunth) Mabb. & Y.W.Yuan, Taxon 59: 132 (2010)


  • Basionym
    • Clerodendrum molle Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 244 (1818).
  • Heterotypic
    • Clerodendrum molle var. glabrescens Svenson, Amer. J. Bot. 22: 251 (1935).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Ecuador, Galápagos, Peru
    • Regional: Central America
      • Panamá

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


Primary referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2011. World checklist of selected plant families published update. Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

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