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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Europe to Korea and Himalaya.
Phlomoides dentosa var. glabrescens

[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 with rootstock, with simple and stellate hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate, petiolate, rugose above
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, with 8-10-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles subulate-spinescent, longer than calyx, long pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx actinomorphic, 5-lobed, lobes subequal, triangular, spinescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), dark-purple, posterior lip straight, flat or slightly hooded, sinuate or 2-lobed at apex, anterior lip with lateral lobes short, oblong, median lobe reniform, tube included in calyx-tube, annulate near throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens included in corolla-tube or shortly exserted, filaments short
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style included in corolla-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets oblong, triquetrous, densely pubescent at apex.
Note
One species, P. sewerzovii (Herd) Popov
Ecology
Rocky slopes
Distribution
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan (Tian-Shan).

[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 rhizomatous herb, with simple hairs
Morphology Stem
Stem short or almost absent
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in basal rosette and often also opposite along the stem, mostly broad
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence short and dense, thyrsoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles spinescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes equal, broad at the base and abruptly narrowed to a spinescent apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), pink to purplish brown, posterior lip long, hooded, denticulate, densely villous inside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not exserted from corolla, thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets rounded at apex, glabrous
Note
One sp., L. rotata (Hook.f.) Kudo. Lamiophlomis is often included in Phlomis.
Ecology
Moist alpine areas
Distribution
From Tibet, Nepal and N India to C and S China.

[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 with thick rhizomes and branched and simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves broad, toothed, long-petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with several-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts similar to foliage leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles spiny, uncinate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, tubular, lobes equal or subequal, spinose with spines mostly subterminal outside lobes, uncinate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), purplish, posterior lip long, hooded, densely hairy outside, anterior lip with median lobe about as large as lateral lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not exserted from corolla, thecae distinct or subconfluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets truncate at apex, glabrous or with branched hairs at apex.
Note
2n = 22.  Two species.
Ecology
In forests and at forest margins
Distribution
From Tibet, Nepal and Northern India to Southern China (Yunnan) and Burma.

[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
Stout perennial herbs, usually with woody rhizomes and/or tubers at root tips, with branched and/or simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple or laciniate to bipinnatisect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid or perhaps sometimes racemoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles often connate at base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers mostly large
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, tubular-campanulate to broadly funnel-shaped, lobes equal or subequal, broad at the base and abruptly narrowed to a short spinose apex, broadly triangular, subulate or obsolete
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla showy, strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), pink, yellow or white, posterior lip long, hooded, often deeply concave, bearded on margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens not or only shortly exserted, posterior pair pectinate-fimbriate or with appendage near base, thecae distinct or confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets truncate or subtruncate and densely bearded at apex.
Note
2n = 22.  Five to 60 species. Several authors (e.g. Adylov et al. 1986) have recently transferred Eremostachys species to Phlomoides and Paraeremostachys.
Ecology
Mostly dry places
Distribution
Temperate and subtropical areas from Eastern Europe to Mongolia, Western China and Northwestern India.  Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Altay, Amur, Assam, Austria, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Greece, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sinai, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Germany

Introduced into:

Northwest European R

Phlomoides Moench appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Methodus: 403 (1794)

Accepted by

  • Lazkov, G.A. (2011). The genus Phlomoides (Lamiaceae) in Kirghizia Komarovia 7: 1-64.
  • Mathiesen, C., Scheen, A.-C. & Lindqvist, C. (2011). Phylogeny and biogeography of the Lamioid genus Phlomis (Lamiaceae) Kew Bulletin 66: 83-99.

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 Phlomis.]

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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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