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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.
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, ?aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with cymes pedunculate or shortly so, 3-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts caducous, not coloured, inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles absent or if present, minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx funnel-shaped, straight, ± actinomorphic or weakly zygomorphic, 5-lobed (1/4), lobes ± equal in flower, deltoid, often becoming membranous, reticulately nerved and much expanded in fruit with the posterior lobe broader than others, throat open, glab
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (4/1), pale lilac to violet, posterior lip short, truncate, 4-lobed with median lobes ascending, lateral lobes held between median lobes and anterior lip, anterior lip deflexed or horizontal, slightly concave or flat, co
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, free, held just beyond throat, attached near throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subulate or flattened
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-lobed with anterior lobe larger
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ovoid pubescent with sessile glands.
Distribution
Three species in Madagascar
Ecology
In dry woodland or amongst rocks.

Native to:

Madagascar

Capitanopsis S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Bot. 54: 249 (1916)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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

  • Capitanopsis S. Moore, J. Bot. 54: 249 (1916)
  • 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
  • Hedge in Hedge, Clement, Paton & Phillipson, Flore de Madagascar et des Comores 175: 253-260 (1998), rev.

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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