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Genus: Callicarpa

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Lamiaceae

Five species cultivated. Previously placed in the Verbenaceae.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Callicarpa americana (French mulberry)

Native to southern USA and the West Indies.


Callicarpa bodinieri

Native to China.


Callicarpa japonica

Native to Japan.


Callicarpa macrophylla

Native to India.


Callicarpa rubella

Native from India to China.



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