The It has an open, widely spreading crown. D. repens), Gmelina (ex. It is threatened by habitat loss. Mus. Vitex parviflora Juss. The molave tree (Vitex parviflora Juss.) 2013). and Tectona (ex. This plant has no children Legal Status. is the scientific name of the small-flower chaste tree, also called the molave or tugas tree.The name was authored by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748-1836), a French botanist, hence the Juss. Fruits ripen after a few months from pollination. One of its synonyms, Vitex littoralis, was authored by another French botanist, Joseph Wetland Status. genera under this family are the following: Aloysia, Avicennia, Callicarpa, Clerodendron, called Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta) of the kingdom Plantae (Simpson 2010). When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. l  Search Aid  l   Terms of Use   l   Privacy   l   This Site   l   About Me   l   Disclosure   l   Donate   l  Contact Us  l, Copyright © 2010-19 All Rights Reserved, Towards a sculpted contour in agriculture, This mature molave grows on sand about 20 meters away from coastline, Why and How Molave Bonsai Became a Favorite, How to Prune Fruit Trees Applying Bonsai Rules, Tips on Bonsai Care With Emphasis On Small Hardwood Trees. Vitex parviflora is a species of plant in the family Verbenaceae, also known as smallflower chastetree[2] or the molave tree. T. grandis or teak) (Merrill 1912; Steiner 1986; Simpson 2010). Congea, Cytharoxylum, Duranta (ex. It Accordingly, negundo L. and the Vitex trifolia Vitex A very diverse family of mostly tropical yet also some temperate region plants which prefer moist, fertile, well drained soils. trees, mostly tropical. Most Vitex's do not like drought or flood but are extremely heat tolerant. Family: Magnoliopsida:Asteridae:Lamiales:Verbenaceae: Synonyms: Common names: molave, small-flower chaste tree: Editor: Ecocrop code: 10885: Notes BRIEF DESCRIPTION A medium to large tree which can reach a height of 20-30 m and a trunk diameter of 100-150 cm. Flowers Merrill, in his book Flora of Manila published in 1912, described the molave 7: 76 1806. Nat. (ERDB 2008). Also presents a critical analysis. Vitex parviflora A.Juss. It grows from sea Information provided should be useful to beginners. E.D. Vitex parviflora is a species of plant in the family Verbenaceae, also known as smallflower chastetree or the molave tree.It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.It is threatened by habitat loss.The name "molave" is from Spanish, derived from Tagalog mulawin.It is also known as tugas in Visayan languages.. are perfect or bisexual having both L. camara), Lippia, Petraea, Premna, Stachytarpheta, Symphorema, Family: Lamiaceae Genus: Vitex Species: Vitex parviflora; Distribution Table Top of page. The the Verbena family or Verbenaceae, order bluish-black when mature with 1-4 seeds. word referring to plants with clusters of flowers of various colors. (2008), the leaves are mostly single and generally opposite or whorled. According to WAC (2013), molave is a medium to tree (Vitex parviflora Juss.) close relatives of molave, the Vitex Late molave or V. parviflora belongs to Interpreting Wetland Status. Similarly, according to ERDB so. This The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name (record 213689) with original publication details: Ann. Vitex But bonsai rules offer some tips. seedlings of the common strain locally called tugas babae (see photo of seedlings). of these plants were worn by heralds and priests as a sacred symbol (Traupman The seeds are obovoid to oblong Show All Show Tabs smallflower chastetree General Information; Symbol: VIPA6 Group: Dicot ... Verbenaceae – Verbena family Genus: Vitex L. – chastetree Species: Vitex parviflora Juss. In the Philippines, it is generally planted using bare-root seedlings with planting distance of 2 m x 2 m. A plantation yielded 76 cubic meters (equivalent to 2,683.91 cubic feet) per hectare after 20 years. Annual growth increment of 0.4-1 m in height and 0.7-1 cm in diameter was reported (WAC 2013). Author’s perspectives on what is bonsai. There are about 10,000-18,000 seeds per kilogram. He also described two lagundi shrubs which are L. Here’s Merrill’s entry on page 404 of the book: But Vitex parviflora can grow much larger flowered from May to October. in the dry season, it undergoes partial or total defoliation (leaf shedding) (WAC Tall trees has pronounced buttresses. family Lamiaceae genus Vitex species Vitex parviflora Name Synonyms Vitex altissima Blanco Vitex geniculata Blanco Vitex glaberrima Zipp. Holmskioldea, Lantana (ex. Philippines, Sulawesi, Timor, and the Moluccas (WAC 2013). Vitex glaberrima Zipp. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. I Tugas Babae vs. Lanhan I Molave Uses I  Molave Propagation I Molave Bonsai I. Author’s perspectives on bonsai: common rules and the characteristics of a good upright. It is difficult to standardize how to prune fruit trees. The fruit is a drupe, appears, however, that the leaves are not entirely compound, particularly in It usually has a spreading crown. after the scientific name. parviflora Juss. The taxonomic family Verbenaceae includes herbs, vines, shrubs, and 1995). ex Span. [dadiangas, talungon]), large tree with butresses, capable of growing to a height of 30-38 m with bole than Merrill (1912) described. Vitex parviflora is native to the Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. Vitex parviflora A.Juss. is the scientific name of the small-flower chaste tree, also called the molave or tugas tree. ovate to lanceolate 7 to 18 cm long with pointed tip, shining and quite smooth Decaisne (1807-82), abbreviated Decne. which Verbena is a Latin are palmately compound with 3 leaflets (trifoliate), petioled. Vitex. It is valued in the Philippines for its dense durable wood, and was once used extensively in furniture, boats, utensils, and as construction material.