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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Asia to Pakistan.

[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
Annual herbs, not aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, cymes axillary, long-pedunculate, distant
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts similar to the leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles subulate to acerose, inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx markedly oblique-gibbous at base, weakly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), lobes subequal or anterior lobes slightly longer, triangular, throat ± straight
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla slightly exceeding calyx, 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), blue-lilac, anterior lip with median lobe concave, margin undulate, tube gradually widening above
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens with filaments parallel, thecae glabrous, divergent at 180°
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-horned
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets globose, tuberculate, mucilaginous, areole large, curved.
Note
One species, D. sewerzowii (Regel) Pojark.
Ecology
Montane
Distribution
Western and Central Asia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Kirgizstan, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Drepanocaryum Pojark. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in V.L.Komarov, Fl. URSS 20: 516 (1954)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • Budantsev, Bot. Zhurn. 77, 12: 118-128 (1992), rev.
  • Drepanocaryum Pojark., Fl. U.R.S.S., 20: 516 (1954)
  • 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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