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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Asia to Pakistan.
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 annual herbs with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually narrow, toothed to entire, attenuate at base, petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence racemose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles at base of pedicels which recurve in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, inflated in fruit, lobes equal or subequal (1/4), posterior lobe often pointing upwards
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), pink, posterior lip long, shallowly hooded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens included or only shortly exserted from corolla-tube, anther-thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal or lower lobe ± broader
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets oblong, 2.2-3 times longer than wide, rounded at apex, smooth.
Note
Two species
Ecology
In dry areas
Distribution
Syria, Israel and Saudi Arabia to Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Southwestern Pakistan (Baluchistan).

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon-Syria, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan

Thuspeinanta T.Durand appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Index Gen. Phan.: 703 (1888)

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
  • Tapeinanthus Boiss. ex Benth. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 436 (1848)., non Herb. (1837).
  • Thuspeinanta T. Durand, Index Gen. Phan. 703 (1888).

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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