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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Central Asia and W. Himalaya.
Phlomis brachyodon x P. pungens

[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 small shrubs, usually with woody rhizomes and/or tubers at root tips, with branched and/or simple hairs, rarely with simple hairs only
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire or toothed, at least lower petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles present or sometimes absent, mostly long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, lobes equal or sometimes unequal (3/2), mostly broad at base and abruptly narrowed to a narrow apex, often expanded at margins, sometimes obsolete or triangular-acuminate, mostly spinose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), purple, pink or yellow, posterior lip long, hooded, often deeply concave, often bearded with simple hairs at margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not or only shortly exserted, posterior pair often with outgrowths near base, thecae confluent to sometimes weakly distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes unequal or sometimes equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets rounded or truncate at apex, glabrous or hairy at apex.
Note
2n = 12, 14, 20, 22, 40, 42.  Up to c. 100 species Adylov et al. (1986) believe that the predominantly Asiatic section Phlomoides, characterized by its rather shallowly hooded posterior lip of the corolla with a bearded margin, should be transferred to a
Ecology
Warm temperate, alpine and subtropical areas
Distribution
From Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean to Siberia, Korea, China, Nepal and Northern India.  Introduced to Macaronesia, Northeastern and Southwestern U.S.A. and New Zealand. Doubtfully present in the Arabian Peninsula

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Azores, Czechoslovakia, New Zealand South

Phlomis L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 584 (1753)

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

  • Anemitis Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 87 (1837).
  • Beloakon Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 87 (1837).
  • Blephiloma Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 95 (1837).
  • 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
  • Hersilia Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 88 (1837).
  • Orlowia Gueldenst. ex Georgi, Beschr. Russ. Reich. 3(5): 1089 (1800).
  • Phlomidopsis Link, Handbuch 1: 479 (1829).
  • Phlomis L., Sp. Pl. 2: 584 (1753).
  • Phlomitis Rchb. ex T.Nees, Gen. Fl. Germ. 2(7): 43 (1843).
  • Phlomoides Moench, Methodus: 403 (1794).
  • Trambis Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 87 (1837).

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