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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Primulaceae
Subfamilia: Myrsinoideae
Genus: Labisia
Species: L. acuta – L. alata – L. longistyla – L. malouana – L. malouiana – L. neriifolia – L. obtusifolia – L. ovalifolia – L. paucifolia – L. posthumusiana – L. pothoina – L. pumila – L. punctata – L. serrulata – L. sessilifolia – L. smaragdina – L. steenisiana – L. sumatrensis

Labisia Lindl.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Labisia. .

Labisia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Primulaceae, native to the Malesia biogeographical region.[3] Its best known species is Labisia pumila, which is cultivated as a medicinal herb in Malaysia and, Indonesia for, among other things, improving libido in women, induction of childbirth, and relieving postmenopausal discomfort.[4][5]

Currently accepted species include:

Labisia acuta Ridl.
Labisia alata N.E.Br.
Labisia longistyla King & Gamble
Labisia obtusifolia Hallier f.
Labisia ovalifolia Ridl.
Labisia posthumusiana Sunarno
Labisia pumila (Blume) Fern.-Vill.
Labisia serrulata Hallier f.
Labisia sessilifolia Hallier f.
Labisia smaragdina L.Linden & Rodigas
Labisia steenisiana Sunarno
Labisia sumatrensis Sunarno


Edwards's Bot. Reg. 31: t. 48 (1845)
"Labisia Lindl". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
Sunarno, B. (2005). "Revision of the Genus Labisia (Myrsinaceae)". Blumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants. 50 (3): 579–597. doi:10.3767/000651905X622879.
Manda, Vamshi K.; Dale, Olivia R.; Awortwe, Charles; Ali, Zulfiqar; Khan, Ikhlas A.; Walker, Larry A.; Khan, Shabana I. (2014). "Evaluation of drug interaction potential of Labisia pumila (Kacip Fatimah) and its constituents". Frontiers in Pharmacology. 5: 178. doi:10.3389/fphar.2014.00178. PMC 4126480. PMID 25152732.
Fathilah, Siti Noor; Mohamed, Norazlina; Muhammad, Norliza; Mohamed, Isa Naina; Soelaiman, Ima Nirwana; Shuid, Ahmad Nazrun (2013). "Labisia pumila regulates bone-related genes expressions in postmenopausal osteoporosis model". BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 13: 217. doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-217. PMC 3847139. PMID 24007208.

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