A Revision of the Genus Vitex (Lamiaceae) in Thailand

  • PRANOM CHANTARANOTHAI Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, 40002, THAILAND
Keywords: Revision, Vitex, Lamiaceae, Thailand


The genus Vitex L. in Thailand is revised. Sixteen species are enumerated and described; viz. V. canescens, V. cochinchinensis, V. gamosepala, V. glabrata, V. limonifolia, V. longisepala, V. negundo, V. peduncularis, V. pinnata, V. quinata, V. rotundifolia, V. scabra, V. siamica, V. thailandica, V. trifolia and V. vestita. In addition, V. vestita var. siamica and V. vestita f. quinquefoliolata are reduced as synonymies of V. vestita. Two species, V. limonifolia and V. pierrei, are typified. A key to the species, photographs, ecological and distributional information are provided.

How to Cite
CHANTARANOTHAI, P. (2011). A Revision of the Genus Vitex (Lamiaceae) in Thailand. Tropical Natural History, 11(2), 91-118. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnh/article/view/102997
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