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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Australia.
Anisomeles indica

[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
Stout perennial herbs or subshrubs, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with 5- to many-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, lobes equal or subequal (3/2)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), white to purple, posterior lip moderately long, slightly hooded, entire, rather narrow, anterior lip much longer than posterior
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens with posterior pair longer than anterior, slightly longer than posterior lip of corolla, anthers dimidiate due to abortion of one theca, thecae of anterior anthers ±distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets rounded at apex, smooth, glossy.
Note
2n = 30, 32, 34, 40.  Two to three species, secondary habitats, tropical Africa, S and SE Asia, NE Australia.
Distribution
Native to: China, Eastern Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Malesia, Papuasia, Australia. Introduced to: Caribbean. Present, but doubtfully native in: West Tropical Africa, Western Indian Ocean, Southwestern Pacific

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Fiji, Jamaica, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Samoa, Trinidad-Tobago

Anisomeles R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cuming, H. [1878], Philippines K000853850
Cuming, H. [643], Philippines K000853851

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 503 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Bean, A.R. (2015). A taxonomic revision of Anisomeles R.Br. (Lamiaceae) Austrobaileya 9: 321-381.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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

  • Anisomeles R. Br., Prodr.: 503 (1810).
  • Epimeredi Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 192 (1763) - nom. gen. inval.
  • 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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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