Callicarpa longifolia

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Callicarpa longifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Callicarpa
Species: C. longifolia
Binomial name
Callicarpa longifolia
  • Callicarpa lanceolaria Roxb. ex Hornem
  • Callicarpa albida Blume
  • Callicarpa roxburghiana Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Callicarpa oblongifolia Hassk
  • Callicarpa attenuata Wall. ex Walp
  • Callicarpa blumei Zoll. & Moritzi
  • Callicarpa rhynchophylla Miq
  • Callicarpa horsfieldii Turcz.
  • Callicarpa attenuifolia Elmer
  • Callicarpa nigrescens Merr

Callicarpa longifolia is a species of beautyberry. It ranges from the Himalayas, east to Japan and south to Queensland.[1][2] It is grown in yards and gardens as an ornamental plant. The roots are used as an herbal medicine to treat diarrheas.[3][4][5][6][7][8]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 17 Page 10 长叶紫珠 chang ye zi zhu Callicarpa longifolia Lamarck, Encycl. 1: 563. 1785.
  3. ^ George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  4. ^ Turner, I.M. (1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  5. ^ Leeratiwong, C., Chantaranothai, P. & Paton, A.J. (2009). A synopsis of the genus Callicarpa L. (Lamiaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 37: 36-58.
  6. ^ Bramley, G.L. (2009). The genus Callicarpa (Lamiaceae) on Borneo. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 416-455.
  7. ^ Bramley, G.L.C. (2013). The genus Callicarpa (Lamiaceae) in the Philippines. Kew Bulletin 68: 369-418.
  8. ^ Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.

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