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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Taiwan.
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 perennial herb, normally unbranched
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, long-petiolate, broadly ovate, trilobed or trifoliolate, coarsely crenate to dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal thyrse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped (3/2), broadly campanulate, gaping, accrescent, in fruit gibbous, lips shallowly lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white, 2-lipped (2/3) or 1-lipped (0/5), anterior lobe largest, corolla in bud asymmetrical
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, long-exserted, filaments arched, thecae divergent to divaricate, confluent at dehiscence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen with supratectal spinules, columellae branched or granular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary very shallowly 4-lobed to unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets broadly obovoid to subglobose, smooth to faintly ridged, glabrous, attachment-scar lateral, 0.7-1.0x as long as nutlet
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Endosperm
Endosperm scanty.
Note
Two species
Ecology
Forests and open slopes
Distribution
In China and India and Myanmar.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Tibet

Rubiteucris Kudô appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mem. Fac. Sci. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 2: 297 (1929)

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

  • Cantino, Wagstaff & Olmstead, Syst. Bot. 23: 369-386 (1999).
  • Cardioteucris C.Y.Wu, Acta Bot. Sin. 10: 247 (1962).
  • 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
  • Rubiteucris Kudo, Mem. Fac. Sci. Taihoku Imp. Univ. 2 (2): 297 (1929)

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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