Comanthosphace japonica

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Comanthosphace japonica


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: Comanthosphace
Species: Comanthosphace japonica
Subspecies: C. j. subsp. japonica – C. j. subsp. radicans


Comanthosphace japonica (Miq.) S.Moore, J. Bot. 15: 293 (1877)


  • Basionym
    • Elsholtzia japonica Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2: 103 (1865).
  • Homotypic
    • Pogostemon japonicus (Miq.) Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 2: 1180 (1876), combination not made.
    • Comanthosphace stellipila var. japonica (Miq.) Matsum. & Kudô, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 26: 301 (1912).
    • Leucosceptrum japonicum (Miq.) Kitam. & Murata, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 20: 168 (1962).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: China
      • China Southeast
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Japan

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • 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


Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: 天人草
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