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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia.
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
Perennial herbs, aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3(-5)-foliolate, dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal, spike-like or ovoid, cymes shortly pedunculate to sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts usually small, linear, coloured
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular, slightly curved and dilated towards throat, actinomorphic, campanulate in fruit, 5-lobed, lobes equal, narrowly triangular, acute or acuminate, throat open, slightly oblique
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), pinkish, posterior lip ± flattened, emarginate, anterior lip with median lobe larger, obovate, margin undulate, concave, tube exserted from calyx, abruptly dilated towards throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens attached near throat, included under posterior lip of corolla, filaments parallel, thecae distinct, parallel
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets elliptic, smooth, glandular-pubescent, areole orbicular.
Note
2n = 10.
Distribution
One species, Cedronella canariensis (L.) Webb & Berth., in the Canary Islands and Madeira. Introduced to Southern Africa, Middle Atlantic Ocean and New Zealand

Native to:

Azores, Canary Is., Madeira

Introduced into:

California, Cape Provinces, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, St.Helena

Cedronella Moench appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Methodus: 411 (1794)

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

  • Budantsev, Bot. Zhurn. 78, 2: 106-115 (1993), rev.
  • Cedronella Moench, Meth. Pl.: 411 (1794)
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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