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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere.
Dracocephalum heterophyllum

[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
Herbs, annual or perennial, or subshrubs, aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, dentate or pinnatisect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal, usually condensed, spike-like or capitate, cymes sessile or peduncles very short
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts entire or lobed, usually aristate, sometimes coloured or leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles often similar to bracts but smaller, or subulate, often aristately toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular to campanulate, straight or slightly curved, 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), lobes often aristate, upper lip with lobes equal or median lobe clearly larger than laterals, lower lip with lobes shorter, sinuses between lobes with swollen folds at bas
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), blue to violet, pink or white, posterior lip straight or slightly concave, subentire or bifid, anterior lip with median lobe largest, tube gradually or abruptly widening from base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens included under posterior corolla-lip, rarely exserted, parallel, thecae pilose or glabrous, divergent at 180°
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ovoid-oblong, weakly trigonous, apically truncate-rounded or slightly flattened, smooth, mucilaginous or not; areole arcuate.
Note
2n = 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 36, 72.  About 70 species.  Three subgenera after Budantzev (1987): Dracocephalum (stamens included, anthers glabrous - 7 sections), Fedtschenkiella (Kudr.) Schischk. (stamens exserted, anthers glabrous), Ruyschiana (Mill.) Briq.
Ecology
Usually montane
Distribution
Eurasia, Northern Africa (one species), Northern America (one species).

[LKGF]
Use
Some species medicinal, ornamental or bee plants.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, East European Russia, East Himalaya, France, Germany, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya

Introduced into:

Belgium, Canary Is., Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Krym

Dracocephalum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 594 (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

  • Budantzev, Bot. Zhurn. 72, 2: 260-267 (1987), rev.
  • Cephaloma Neck., Elem. Bot. 1: 314 (1790), opus utique oppr.
  • Dracocephalum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 594 (1753)
  • Dracontocephalium Hassk., Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor.: 132 (1844).
  • Fedtschenkiella Kudr., Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Uzbekistansk. Fil. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 4: 3 (1941).
  • 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
  • Moldavica Fabr., Enum.: 55 (1759).
  • Ruyschia Fabr., Enum.: 55 (1759).
  • Ruyschiana Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754).

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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