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This genus is accepted, and its native range is China.
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 shrub
Morphology Stem
Stem sympodially branched, distally leafy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, oblanceolate, crenate to repand
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal raceme
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts present, reduced
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), somewhat accrescent, enclosing nutlets at maturity (?), posterior lip shallowly 3-lobed, anterior lip much larger, nearly truncate, emarginate, tube broadly campanulate, gaping
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pink, 2-lipped (2/3), tube downcurved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens subequal, included, thecae slightly divergent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary shallowly lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc poorly developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets attached to receptacle by slender stalks, dry, obovoid, laterally compressed, longitudinally ridged, apically tuberculate, each tubercle with a hairlike projection, attachment-scar lateral, 0.3x nutlet
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Endosperm
Endosperm present
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Embryo
Embryo spatulate.
Note
One species, Wenchengia alternifolia C. Y. Wu & S. Chow
Distribution
Southern China (Hainan)
Ecology
Forest understory
Conservation
Possibly extinct, known only from two collections made in the 1930s.

Native to:

Hainan

Wenchengia C.Y.Wu & S.Chow appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 250 (1965)

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
  • Wenchengia C.Y. Wu & S. Chow, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 250 (1965).

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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