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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 or quadrangular in cross-section, indumentum of branched hairs or lepidote scales
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3-4
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, with flowers either on leafy branches (hence appearing axillary) and part-inflorescences usually few-flowered or terminal, leafy to bracteate, botryoidal or paniculate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles 2
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers zygomorphic
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white, pale mauve, red, deep pink, purple-blue, occasionally pale yellow, tubular, distinctly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), posterior lip erect to extended forward, 2-lobed, or unequally 5-lobed in distal half, anterior lip usually spreading, 3-lobed,
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted near mid-point of corolla tube, included or shortly exserted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers dorsifixed, thecae free in lower half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary hairy, 2-lobed or ± unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style rarely displaced laterally with stigma-lobes distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit separating into two 2-locular mericarps.
Note
About 45 species.  Pityrodia appears to be polyphyletic and parts of it may need to be united with Chloanthes R.BR. and Hemiphora F. Muell.
Distribution
Endemic to Australia

Native to:

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Pityrodia R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 513 (1810)

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

  • Dasymalla Endl., Nov. Stirp. Dec.: 11 (1839).
  • Denisonia F.Muell., Fragm. 1: 124 (1859).
  • Depremesnilia F.Muell., Muell. Fragm. vol. 10: 59.
  • 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, J.Adelaide Bot. Gard. 2: 1-138 (1979).
  • Pityrodia R.Br., Prodr. 1: 513 (1810)
  • Premna auct. non L., sensu Spreng. (1825).
  • Quoya Gaudich., Voy. Uranie: 453 (1829)., (1828).

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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