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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
Morphology General Indumentum
Indumentum densely lanate with hairs branched
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile or petiolate, decussate or in whorls of 3 or rarely 4
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal thyrse, branched or less frequently unbranched, with part-inflorescences pedunculate, spike-like to almost head-like, many-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles 2
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers ± actinomorphic, sessile or subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5- or 6-lobed, rarely more than 6-lobed, densely woolly
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla ± purple to blue, or yellow to whitish yellow, 5- or 6-lobed in distal half, rarely 4- or more than 6-lobed, lobes equal, tube expanded in throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5 or 6, rarely more, inserted in corolla-tube, exserted or included, anthers dorsifixed, free and divergent in lower half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ± unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style with stigma-lobes minute or stigma almost entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit dry, globose, indehiscent, 1- or 2-seeded.
Note
Twelve species
Distribution
Endemic to Australia.

Native to:

Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Newcastelia F.Muell. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 9: 22 (1857)

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. (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
  • Hook. J. Bot. Kew Misc. 9: 22 (1857)
  • Munir, Brunonia 1: 407-689 (1978).
  • Newcastelia F.Muell., Hook. J. Bot. Kew Misc. [8: 326 (1856), nom. nud.]

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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