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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Pakistan to S. Central China and Indo-China.
Colebrookea oppositifolia

[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, usually gynodioecious, densely pubescent with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, dense and much branched
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts small
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles small
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers very small
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx deciduous in fruit, 5-lobed, lobes subequal, strongly accrescent in fruit, becoming very long, narrowly linear and plumose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla indistinctly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), purplish to white, posterior lip short, flat, emarginate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens spreading, those of hermaphrodite flowers exserted, filament glabrous, anthers about as long as wide, thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal, rather long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets 1(- 4), connate to calyx, very small, rounded and eglandular-hairy at apex.
Note
2n = 32.
Distribution
One species, C. oppositifolia Sm., from Northern Pakistan and India to Southern China (Yunnan) and Thailand.
Ecology
In savannas and dry thickets

Native to:

Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Colebrookea Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Exot. Bot. 2: 111 (1806)

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

  • Buchanania Sm., Exot. Bot. 2: 115 (1806).
  • Colebrookea Sm., Exot. Bot. 2: 11 (1806).
  • 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
  • Sussodia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 104 (1825).

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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