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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Indo-China.
Craniotome furcata

[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
Perennial subshrub or herb, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate-cordate, toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with many-flowered, prominently pedunculate cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small (3- 5 mm long)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, lobes subequal, tube becoming urceolate-globose in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla weakly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), reddish, posterior lip short, entire, shallowly hooded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not exserted from corolla, thecae weakly distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes short and subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets c. 0.7 x 0.5 mm, rounded at apex, smooth, glossy.
Note
2n = 20, 34.
Distribution
One species, C. furcata (Link) Kuntze from Northern Pakistan and Northern India to Southern China and Vietnam.
Ecology
In mountain forests and thickets

Native to:

China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Craniotome Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Iconogr. Bot. Exot. 1: 39 (1825)

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

  • Craniotome Rchb., Icon. Bot. Exot. 1: 39 (1825).
  • 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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