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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Nepal.

[LKGF]

Harley, R.M. et al. (2004). Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

Morphology General Habit
Shrub
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovate, dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of axillary cymes, lax, grading into terminal, paniculiform thyrse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx actinomorphic, slightly accrescent, 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pink, zygomorphic, 5-lobed (4/1), posterior lobes ±similar, anterior lobe larger, concave, corolla in bud strongly asymmetrical, corolla-tube slightly upturned near base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, long-exserted, arched, thecae parallel, separate at dehiscence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen 6-pantocolpate, with supratectal spinules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc poorly developed to absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a dry schizocarp, requiring slight pressure to split into nutlets, nutlets reticulately ridged, minutely pubescent and glandular, obovoid, obscurely trigonal, attachment scar as long as nutlet; endosperm absent.
Distribution
One species, Discretitheca nepalensis (Moldenke) P. D. Cantino, from Nepal.

Native to:

Nepal

Discretitheca P.D.Cantino appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syst. Bot. 23: 379 (1998 publ. 1999)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • Discretitheca P. D. Cantino, Syst. Bot. 23: 379 (1999).
  • Harley RM, Atkins S, Budantsev AL, Cantino PD, Conn BJ, Grayer R, Harley MM, de Kok RPJ, Krestovskaja T, Morales R, Paton AJ, Ryding O, and Upson T. 2004. Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Sp

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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