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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Greece to W. Iran.
Thymbra nabateorum

[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
Subshrubs, aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, usually conduplicate, young leaves in axillary fascicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a condensed, terminal, spiciform or capituliform thyrse, composed of congested verticillasters
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts not leaf-like, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, sometimes coloured
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles elliptic to lanceolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), cylindric, with two ± conspicuous lateral keels, scarcely accrescent, 12-23-nerved, posterior lobes short, triangular, anterior lobes lanceolate, upcurved, throat bearded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), cream to purple, posterior lobe ± rounded, straight, emarginate, anterior lip with lobes suborbicular, median lobe down-curved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted in middle of tube, filaments curved, exserted, thecae divaricate, confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal to subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ovoid, ± smooth.
Note
2n = 30.  Four species
Distribution
Mediterranean region, Anatolia and Northern Iraq.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Thymbra L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 569 (1753)

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

  • Abulfali Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 190 (1763).
  • Coridothymus Rchb.f., Oesterr. Bot. Wochenbl. 7: 160 (1857).
  • 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
  • Morales, An. Jard. Bot Madrid 44, 2: 349-380 (1987), rev.
  • Thymbra L., Sp. Pl. 2: 569 (1753)

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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