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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Australia.
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
Shrubs or subshrubs
Morphology Branches
Branches ± round in cross-section, mostly glutinous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile or petiolate, decussate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence terminal, cymose, openly paniculate, or with flowers on leafy branches (hence appearing axillary), part-inflorescences 1 to many-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles 2
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx broadly campanulate, 5-lobed or distally sinuately toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla deep blue to dark purple, zygomorphic, 5-lobed, anterior lobe larger than other 4, tube broadly campanulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted near base of corolla-tube, exserted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers with thecae free in lower half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ± unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style with stigma-lobes minute and often unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit dry, hard, indehiscent, usually ± oblique, surrounded by enlarged calyx, 1- or 2-seeded.
Distribution
Five species, all endemic in Australia.

Native to:

Northern Territory, Western Australia

Cyanostegia Turcz. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 22(II): 35 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Conn, B.J., Henwood , M.J. & Streiber, N. (2011). Synopsis of the tribe Chloantheae and new nomenclatural combinations in Pityrodia s.lat. (Lamiaceae) Australian Systematic Botany 24: 1-9.
  • 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

  • Bunnya F.Muell., Fragm. 5: 36 (1865).
  • Cyanostegia Turcz., Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 22(2): 35 (1849)
  • 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
  • Munir, Brunonia 1: 46-67 (1978).

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
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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