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This genus is accepted, and its native range is China to Temp. E. Asia.
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
Rhizomatous perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with cymes few-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts much smaller than leaves, broadly ovate, caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed (3/2), lobes subequal or anterior distinctly longer
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla weakly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), reddish to purplish or pale yellowish, posterior lip short, scarcely hooded, emarginate or entire, corolla-tube annulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens long-exserted, anthers wider than long, appearing transversally dehiscent, thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal to unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets truncate or subtruncate, with sessile glands.
Note
About six species
Ecology
Mostly secondary forest, forest margins and mountain slopes
Distribution
China, Taiwan and Japan.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Taiwan

Comanthosphace S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Bot. 15: 293 (1877)

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

  • Comanthosphace S. Moore, J. Bot. 15: 293 (1877).
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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