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Taxonomic Study on Some Species of Clerodendrum & Vitex in Thabeikkyin Township
- Taxonomic studies on some species of Clerodendrum and Vitex from Thabeikkyin Township, Mandalay Region. The flowering plants were collected, preserved, identified and classified. In this research, 8 species belong to 2 genera of the Lamiaceae. Among them, 6 species belong to genus Clerodendrum and 2 species belong to genus Vitex. The widely distributed species in this area are Clerodendrum bracteatum Wall. ex Walp., Clerodendrum japonicum (Thunb.) Sweet, Clerodendrum serratum (L.) Moon., Clerodendrum siphonanthus R. Br., Clerodendrum villosum Blume and Clerodendrum wallichii Merr. The species of Vitex glabrata R. Br. and Vitex limonifolia Wall. ex. C.B. Clarke are rarely distributed in the study area. The description of the collected species were presented with relevant photographs. The scientific names, Myanmar names and flowering period had been mentioned. An artificial key to the species were also constructed.
Khaing Khaing Lin
Nwè Nwè Yi
- Mandalay University Research Journal