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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Hawaiian Islands.
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
Vines or rarely erect, perennial herbs, with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sometimes palmately lobed in young plants
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid or racemoid, not terminal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, becoming wider, often broadly campanulate in fruit, lobes equal or unequal (3/2), sometimes irregularly so
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), red to pink, purple, white or green, posterior lip moderately long, usually longer than lower lip, shallowly hooded or almost flat, entire to 2-lobed, corolla-tube often long and falcate, often strongly dilated distally
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens equal or posterior pair slightly longer, exserted or not, thecae weakly distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal or slightly unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets obovoid, often very large, fleshy, margins slightly winged, obliquely attached at base, rounded at apex, glabrous.
Note
2n = 32, (34), 64. About 20 species
Ecology
In forests and subalpine shrubland. Some species apparently pollinated by honey-creepers.
Distribution
Hawaii

Native to:

Hawaii

Stenogyne Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1292 (1830)

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
  • Phaeopsis Nutt. ex Benth. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 12: 555 (1848).
  • Stenogyne Benth., Edward's Bot. Reg. ad. t. 1292 (1830)
  • Weller and Sakai in Wagner et al. (eds), Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii 1: 831-843 (1990).

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
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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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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