Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Physostegia virginiana
Lamiaceae Martinov
Physostegia virginiana (L.) Benth. , legitimate, scientific
Bentham, G. (1834), Labiatarum Genera et Species 5: 504 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Dracocephalum virginianum L. legitimate
  • Comment: G.Bentham, Edwards' Bot. Reg. 15: sub t. 1289 (1829), under his new genus Physostegia states that "This genus includes Dracocephalum virginianum Linn. ...". However, as Bentham did not definitely associate the genus name and specific epithet as required under ICN Art. 35.2 (Melbourne Code, 2012), the combination at specific rank was not made therein.
National Herbarium of New South Wales (2009), PlantNET Flora of New South Wales Online: - [secondary reference]
common name: Obedient Plant [n/a]
CHAH (2010), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Dracocephalum virginianum L. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: Qld (doubtfully naturalised), NSW (naturalised)