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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central Asia to SW. Siberia and Mongolia.
Lophanthus chinensis

[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 herbs or subshrubs, aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal, spike-like or in ovoid heads or paniculate, cymes often long-pedunculate or shortly pedunculate in axils of bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles subulate, inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers resupinate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular or tubular-campanulate, indistinctly 2-lipped, 5-lobed, (3/2), lobes unequal, triangular, throat open, calyx-tube annulate within
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed, (2/3), blue-violet or pink, anterior lip 3-lobed, median lobe concave or flat, margin undulate or entire, lateral lobes deltoid to ovate, posterior lip 2-lobed, tube gradually widening above, exserted or included in cal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens exserted or included, filaments parallel, thecae parallel or divergent at acute angle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets trigonous to ellipsoid, smooth or tuberculate.
Note
2n = 16.  Circa 20 species.
Ecology
Mountains
Distribution
Afghanistan, Central Asia, Mongolia and China.

[LKGF]
Use
Some species used medicinally.

Native to:

Altay, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Xinjiang

Lophanthus Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 194 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Dirmenci, T., Yildiz, B., Hedge, I.C. & Firat, M. (2010). Lophanthus (Lamiaceae) in Turkey: a new generic record and a new species Turkish Journal of Botany 34: 123-129.
  • 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, 9: 69-77 (1992), rev.
  • 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
  • Lophanthus Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 194 (1763)
  • Vleckia Raf., Med. Repos., II, 5: 352 (1808).

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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