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Useful Tropical Plants

Pogostemon glaber

Benth.

Lamiaceae

+ Synonyms

Caryopteris esquirolii H.Lév.

Pogostemon esquirolii (H.Lév.) C.Y.Wu & Y.C.Huang

Common Name:

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General Information

Pogostemon glaber is an erect, perennial plant with stems that become more or less woody and persist; it can grow up to 200cm tall[
1774
Title
A taxonomic revision of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae) from China
Publication
Phytotaxa 200 1-67
Author
Yao, G., Deng, Y.F. & Ge, X.J.
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.200.1.1
Publisher
Magnolia Press; Aukland
Year
2015
ISBN
978-1-77557-650-1
Description
 
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
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1774
Title
A taxonomic revision of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae) from China
Publication
Phytotaxa 200 1-67
Author
Yao, G., Deng, Y.F. & Ge, X.J.
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.200.1.1
Publisher
Magnolia Press; Aukland
Year
2015
ISBN
978-1-77557-650-1
Description
 

Range

E. Asia - Nepal, Banbladesh, northeast India, Myanmar, southeast China, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia

Habitat

Common in waste flats, ravines, thickets or forests, grass slopes, beside the stream or on road side; at an elevation from 400 - 2,700 metres[
1774
Title
A taxonomic revision of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae) from China
Publication
Phytotaxa 200 1-67
Author
Yao, G., Deng, Y.F. & Ge, X.J.
Website
http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.200.1.1
Publisher
Magnolia Press; Aukland
Year
2015
ISBN
978-1-77557-650-1
Description
 
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *
HabitShrub
Height1.20 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is used medicinally[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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