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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.
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
Rhizomatous herbs or subshrubs, hairs simple
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid or rarely racemoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, lobes equal or subequal, mostly broadly triangular at the base and mucronate at apex, sometimes almost obsolete
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), yellow or white, posterior lip long, hooded, densely pubescent outside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not or only shortly exserted from the corolla, thecae weakly distinct, parallel or narrowly divergent, sometimes hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal or unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets rounded or truncate, glabrous or eglandular hairy.
Note
About 20 species
Ecology
Mostly forests and hill slopes
Distribution
From Northeastern India to Taiwan, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Korea, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Paraphlomis Prain appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Cribb, P.J. [430], China K000509243

First published in Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 9(1): 60 (1901)

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.
  • Pan, Y.Z., Fang, L.Q., Hao, G., Cai, J. & Gong, X. (2009). Systematic positions of Lamiophlomis and Paraphlomis (Lamiaceae) based on nuclear and chloroplast sequenses Journal of systematics and evolution 47: 535-542.

Literature

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • H.W. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 57-74, pl. 16-17 (1965).
  • 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
  • Paraphlomis (Prain) Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal. Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 74: 721 (1908)
  • Phlomis sect. Paraphlomis Prain (1901).
  • Pogonanthera H.W.Li & X.H.Guo, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 31: 266 (1993), nom. illeg.
  • Sinopogonanthera H.W.Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 15: 346 (1993).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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