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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Assam to Indo-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 herb, densely pubescent with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with blade ovate-cordate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, cymes up to 5-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts small
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped, strongly accrescent in fruit, 5-lobed (1/2/2), posterior lip very broad, rounded-truncate at apex, with upcurved margin in fruit, lateral lobes smaller and triangular, lower lobes about as long as posterior lobe, narrowly triangular-acumin
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), purple, posterior lip moderately long, shallowly hooded, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not exserted from corolla, thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets c. 1 x 1 mm, rounded at apex, pitted, glossy, glabrous.
Note
One species, P. gracile Dunn
Ecology
Wet areas in forests
Distribution
Northern Burma, Southern China (Yunnan) and Northern Vietnam.

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Vietnam

Paralamium Dunn appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 168 (1913)

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

  • 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
  • Paralamium Dunn, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 8: 168 (1913).

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
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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