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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Cornutia pyramidata

[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
Trees or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, usually aromatic
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence terminal, dense to lax, pyramidal-thyrsoid cymes, or axillary simple cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers not scented, blue violet or purple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, truncate or minutely 4-(5)-dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla hypocrateriform, zygomorphic, 4-lobed, 2-lipped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2 plus 2 staminodes, inserted at or just above the middle of tube, only a little exserted, didynamous, thecae widely divergent at base, connective thickened
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 2-carpellate, each carpel 2-locular, ovules 4
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style terminal, with stigma-lobes short, unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit drupaceous with fleshy exocarp, pyrene hard, 4-seeded (or 3-1 by abortion).
Distribution
Twelve species from Tropical America.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Cornutia Plum. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 628 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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

  • Agnanthus Vaill. ex L., Gen. Pl.: 366 (1737), nom. inval.
  • Cornutia L., Sp. Pl. 2:  623 (1753)
  • 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
  • Hosta Jacq., Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 1: 60 (1797), nom. rej.
  • Hostana Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 143 (1805).
  • Moldenke, Rep. Spec. Nov. 40: 153-205 (1936), rev.

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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