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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Asia.
Lagochilus hirtus

[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
Shrubs, subshrubs or perennial herbs with woody rootstocks, with or without spines in leaf-axils, glabrous or sparsely hirsute with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire or mostly palmatifid with spinose-mucronate or rounded lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid or racemoid, with up to 5-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles spinescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx slightly zygomorphic, (4-)5-lobed, lobes subequal or unequal (3/2), posterior often longer, lobes spreading or erect, oblong to broadly ovate, often spinose-mucronate, equalling or longer than tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), white, yellowish-white, rarely pink, posterior lip long, straight, shallowly hooded, densely villous outside, 2-lobed, lobes sometimes 2-toothed, anterior lip with lateral lobes acute or emarginate, median lobe ob
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not or shortly exserted from corolla-tube, filaments complanate, anthers glabrous or hairy, thecae distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets trigonous, obovoid, apex truncate or rounded, glabrous, pilose or glandular.
Note
2n = 22, 34.  About 40 species.
Ecology
Dry slopes, valleys, deserts
Distribution
Iran to Mongolia, Russia (S. Siberia), Northwestern China and N. Pakistan.

[LKGF]
Use
Some medicinal, ornamental.

Native to:

Afghanistan, China North-Central, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Lagochilus Bunge ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 640 (1834)

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

  • Chlainanthus Briq. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3a): 257 (1896).
  • 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
  • Lagochilopsis Knorring, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 1966: 197 (1966).
  • Lagochilus Bunge ex Benth., Lab. Gen. et Sp. 640 (1834)
  • Yermoloffia Bél., Voy. Indes Or.: t. s.n. (1846).

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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