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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. 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
Small, fastigiate shrub, aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire, subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of 2-8-flowered axillary cymes, shortly pedunculate or sessile, forming dense verticillasters on upper part of stem, often somewhat congested
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx long-cylindrical, actinomorphic, equally 5-lobed, lobes subulate, tube 10-nerved, 5-angled, 5 main nerves along crest of narrow wings, alternating with 5 weaker nerves in lower half of membranous intercostal furrows, throat hairy within
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla ± actinomorphic to weakly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), pink, lobes subequal, corolla-tube cylindrical, very narrow, slightly longer than calyx, exannulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, subequal, included in corolla, filaments straight, anterior slightly longer, anthers ellipsoidal, thecae ± parallel, distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets oblong, glabrous.
Note
One species, P. subulifera Hand.-Mazz.
Ecology
Dry limestone slopes, 400-1000 m
Distribution
Northern Iraq.

Native to:

Iraq, Turkey

Pentapleura Hand.-Mazz. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 63: 225 (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

  • Davis, Flora of Turkey 7: 313 (1982).
  • 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
  • Pentapleura Hand.-Mazz., Öst. Bot. Zeitschr. 63: 225 (1913)
  • Rechinger, Flora Iranica 150: 553 (1982)

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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