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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Central Western Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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
Shrubs
Morphology Branches
Branches ± round
Morphology General Indumentum
Indumentum of non-glandular stellate hairs and simple glandular hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite or almost whorled
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal dichasium, 1-7-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers zygomorphic
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bluish purple with base more deeply coloured surrounding a yellow viscid centre, 2-lipped with lips widely spreading, 5-lobed (2/3), posterior lip 2-lobed, anterior lip 3-lobed, tube broadly expanded in throat, glabrous within
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted near base of corolla, included, anthers dorsifixed near base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ± unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style terminal, with base becoming exceeded by developing fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit separating into four 1-locular mericarps.
Distribution
Two species, both endemic to Australia.

Native to:

Western Australia

Brachysola Rye appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nuytsia 13: 332 (2000)

Accepted by

  • Conn, B.J., Henwood , M.J. & Streiber, N. (2011). Synopsis of the tribe Chloantheae and new nomenclatural combinations in Pityrodia s.lat. (Lamiaceae) Australian Systematic Botany 24: 1-9.
  • 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

  • Brachysola Rye, Nuytsia 13: 331-338 (2000).
  • Chloanthes sect. Brachysolenia F.Muell., Muell. Fragm. vol. 10: 79–81.
  • 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
  • Pityrodia sect. Brachysolenia (F.Muell.) E.Pritz. (1904).

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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