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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central U.S.A. to NE. Mexico.
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
Annual herbs, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves glabrate, upper amplexicaul, lower usually petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence racemoid, flowers short-pedicellate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), gaping at anthesis, becoming closed by anterior lip in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), mostly reddish lavender but median lobe of anterior lip white, posterior lip shallowly hooded, entire, tube exannulate, with a low hump intruded on lower side near throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, filaments villous, apically inward-geniculate, thecae divergent, not confluent, inner theca often larger than outer one, suture bordered with 2-4 (-6) small teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc with abaxial lobe surpassing ovary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal to slightly unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets trigonous, rounded at apex, glabrous, smooth or sometimes slightly verrucate towards base.
Note
2n = 20.  One species: W. scutellarioides (Engelm. & A. Gray) M.W. Turner
Ecology
Calcareous soils
Distribution
United States (Texas, Oklahoma) and northwestern Mexico.

Native to:

Mexico Northeast, Oklahoma, Texas

Warnockia M.W.Turner appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 203: 78 (1996)

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

  • 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
  • Warnockia M. W. Turner, Pl. Syst. Evol. 203: 78 (1996).

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