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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Japan (S. Kyushu) to Taiwan, S. China.
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
Perennial or annual herbs, at least sometimes tuberous and stoloniferous, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, with cymes up to 3(-4)-flowered, or racemoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, lobes subequal, often ± spinescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-5-lobed (1/3, 2/3), purple to white, posterior lip long, hooded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not exserted from corolla, thecae weakly distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes slightly unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets truncate or subtruncate at apex, glabrous or sometimes hairy.
Note
One to perhaps five species. Matsumurella is often included in Galeobdolon or in Lamium.  The three Chinese species, described under Galeobdolon, G. szechuaense C.Y. Wu, G. yangsoense Sun and G. kwangtungense C.Y. Wu, may be more closely related to Matsum
Ecology
In forests, hill slopes and wet sites
Distribution
China, Taiwan, Japan.

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan

Matsumurella Makino appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 29: 279 (1915)

Accepted by

  • Bendiksby, M., Thorbek, L., Scheen, A.-C., Lindqvist, C. & Ryding, O. (2011). An updated phylogeny and classification of Lamiaceae subfamily Lamioideae Taxon 60: 471-484.

Not 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. [Cited as Lamium.]

Literature

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • 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
  • Matsumurella Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 29: 279 (1915).

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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