Vitex trifolia L.
var. bicolor (Willd.) Moldenke

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Vitex trifolia var. bicolor

Photo: Mark Hyde
Caribbea Bay, Kariba, cottages

Vitex trifolia var. bicolor

Photo: Mark Hyde
Caribbea Bay, Kariba, cottages

Vitex trifolia var. bicolor

Photo: Mark Hyde
Caribbea Bay, Kariba, cottages

Vitex trifolia var. bicolor

Photo: Mark Hyde
Caribbea Bay, Kariba, cottages

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Synonyms: Vitex bicolor Willd.
Vitex negundo L.
Common names: Indian lilac (English) Simple-leaf chaste-tree (English)
Description: Shrub to 3 m. Leaves 3-foliolate below, often 1-foliolate towards the stem apices. Leaflets discolourous, glabrous above, tomentose below, usually variegated. Inflorescences of compound panicles, terminal or axillary in the upper leaf axils. Flowers blue.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: trifolia: leaves with 3 leaflets (although often only 1 in this species)
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Worldwide distribution: Native to the Indian subcontinent and SE Asia; possibly also native in East Africa.
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Literature:

Fernandes, R. (2005). Lamiaceae (subfamilies: Viticoideae and Ajugoideae) Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Page 74.

Other sources of information about Vitex trifolia var. bicolor:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Vitex trifolia var. bicolor
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Vitex trifolia var. bicolor

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vitex trifolia
African Plant Database: Vitex trifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vitex trifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vitex trifolia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vitex trifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vitex trifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vitex trifolia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Vitex trifolia
iNaturalist: Vitex trifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vitex trifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Vitex trifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vitex trifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vitex trifolia
Plants of the World Online: Vitex trifolia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Vitex trifolia
Tropicos: Vitex trifolia
Wikipedia: Vitex trifolia


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Vitex trifolia var. bicolor.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=175460, retrieved 19 August 2019

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