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This genus is accepted, and its native range is European Mountains.
Horminum pyrenaicum

[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
Perennial herb with basal rosettes of leaves, rhizomatous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, crenate, long-petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of 2-6-flowered verticillasters forming a lax, secund, spiciform thyrse, scapose, or sometimes a few pairs of leaves present on flowering stem
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts not conspicuous, ovate, acute, as long as or shorter than calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2-lipped (3/2), campanulate, 13-nerved, posterior lobes deltoid, upcurved, anterior lobes long-deltoid, straight, throat glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), violet, posterior lip semi-orbicular, emarginate, anterior lip with lobes ± rounded, truncate, reflexed, tube ± cylindrical, hairy in throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, posterior pair shorter, inserted in middle of tube, exserted, anthers cohering in pairs, thecae confluent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes shortly subulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ovoid, ± papillate.
Note
2n =12.  One species: H. pyrenaicum L.
Ecology
Calcicole in mountains
Distribution
Europe, Alps, Pyrenees, Cantabrian mountains.

Native to:

Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Horminum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 596 (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

  • 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
  • Horminum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 596 (1753).
  • Pasina Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 189 (1763).

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
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