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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A., Bahamas.
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
Low ericoid shrubs, aromatic, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate, entire, tightly revolute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal, ovoid-spiciform thyrse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± actinomorphic, not accrescent, tubular-campanulate to campanulate, obscurely 5- or 15-nerved, 5-lobed, lobes subequal, lanceolate, as long as or longer than tube, throat glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla lavender, 2-lipped, posterior lip entire or emarginate, anterior lip 3-lobed, lobes subequal, entire, corolla-tube straight
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, all exserted or posterior pair included, filaments glabrous, thecae separate at dehiscence, those of anterior pair usually parallel, those of posterior pair often asymmetrically attached (one theca parallel with filament, the other
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal to subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc symmetrical
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets broadly ellipsoid to ovoid, smooth, glabrous.
Note
One species, Piloblephis rigida (Bentham) Raf.
Ecology
Dry pinelands and oak scrub
Distribution
In the Southeastern United States (Florida and Georgia).

Native to:

Bahamas, Florida, Georgia

Piloblephis Raf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in New Fl. 3: 52 (1838)

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
  • Piloblephis Raf., New Fl. 3: 52 (1838).
  • Pycnothymus (Benth.) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 1042 (1903).

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
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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