Vitex rufescens

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Vitex rufescens
Vitex rufescens


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: Viticoideae
Genus: Vitex
Species: Vitex rufescens


Vitex rufescens A.Juss., Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 77 (1806).


  • Vitex rufescens Gürke = Vitex ferruginea Schumach. & Thonn. in C.F.Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 288 (1827).


  • Heterotypic
    • Vitex perriana Moldenke, Trop. Woods 64: 38 (1940).
    • Vitex rufescens var. abludens Moldenke, Phytologia 2: 477 (1948).
    • Vitex rufescens var. paraensis Moldenke, Phytologia 48: 291 (1981).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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


Primary references[edit]

Jussieu, A.H.L. de, 1806. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 77.

Additional references[edit]

  • de Lima, C.T. & França, F. (2009). Flora da Bahia: Vitex Tour. ex L. Lamiaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 9: 225-244.


Vernacular names[edit]

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