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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Juan Fernández Islands.
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
Small tree or shrub, aromatic, gynodioecious or gynomonoecious
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, sharply and irregularly serrate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of compound, dichasial, pedunculate cymes in axils of, and shorter than, large, leaf-like bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts large, leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular-campanulate, rather fleshy, actinomorphic, 5-lobed, lobes triangular-lanceolate, ciliate, often slightly spreading, calyx-tube obscurely 12-14-nerved, exannulate, becoming distended at base to accommodate nutlets, throat glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to lavender or dark purple, ± actinomorphic, 5-lobed, lobes rounded, posterior pair erect, tube hairy outside, longer than calyx, annulate within
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, subequal, included in corolla-tube, filaments short, thecae divergent, distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes slightly unequal, posterior shorter
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc symmetrical, fleshy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ovoid-trigonous, fleshy with thickened angles, rather large.
Note
2n = 46, 44.  One species, C. eriantha (Benth.) Benth.
Ecology
In lower montane forest, 200-450 m.
Distribution
Chile: Masatierra I., Robinson Crusoe (Juan Fernandez) Archipelago.

Native to:

Juan Fernández Is.

Cuminia Colla appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mem. Reale Accad. Sci. Torino 38: 139 (1835)

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

  • Cuminia Colla, Mem. Acad. Sci. Torino 38, 6: 139 (1835)
  • 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
  • Harley, Kew Magazine 3,4: 151-156 (1986), rev.
  • Johowia Epling & Looser, Revista Univ. (Santiago) 22(2): 168 (1937), nom. illeg.
  • Skottsbergiella Epling, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 85: 1 (1935), (1937), nom. illeg., non Petrak (1927).

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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