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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, are suggested to be extraneous in Pogostemonoideae and their systematic position is uncertain (Ryding 1994).
  • Species previously assigned here are now circumscribed to other genera (Govaerts & al, 2014)


  • Ryding, O. 1994. Pericarp structure and phylogeny of Lamiaceae subfamily Pogostemonoideae. Nordic Journal of Botany 14(1): 59–63.
  • Smith, J.E. (1806) Exotic Botany. Consisting of Coloured Figures, and Scientific Descriptions of such New, Beautiful , or Rare Plants as are Worthy of Cultivation in the Gardens of Britain; with Remarks on Their Qualities, History, and Requisite Modes of Treatment. London 2:113.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Leucosceptrum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 June 16. Reference page
  • Tropicos.org 2014. Leucosceptrum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 June 16.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2014. Leucosceptrum. Published online. Accessed: June 16 2014.