Perilla frutescens

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Perilla frutescens

North American plant, in the family Lamiaceae, containing ipomeanol-like toxins which cause acute bovine pulmonary emphysema (interstitial pneumonia). Called also purple mint plant, wild mint.
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The phenomenon is common in taxa of Asteraceae (Aster sinensis, Chrysanthemum segetum, Cosmos) but also has been reported in Chenopodium album (Chenopodiaceae; Gifford & Tepper, 1962a, 1962b), Perilla nankinensis (Labiatae; Nougarede et al.
Comportement du meristeme apical du Perilla nankinensis, en relation avec les conditions photoperiodiques.