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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.
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, scarcely aromatic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid with cymes sessile, 3-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts caducous, inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx funnel-shaped, straight, strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (1/4), lobes unequal, posterior lanceolate, not decurrent, curving upwards, lateral lobes lanceolate with a small shoulder, closer to anterior lobes than posterior, anterior lobes lanceolate, sligh
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (4/1), purple, posterior lip very short, truncate, 4-lobed with median lobes ascending, lateral lobes held between median lobes and anterior lip, anterior lip deflexed, slightly concave, corolla-tube basally geniculate,
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, free, held just beyond throat, posterior pair attached just below anterior, anterior pair attached at throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes spreading, rounded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc 4-lobed with anterior lobe larger
Distribution
One species D. brevilabra Hedge in Madagascar
Ecology
In forest at sea-level.

Native to:

Madagascar

Dauphinea Hedge appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 41: 119 (1983)

Accepted by

  • 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

  • Dauphinea Hedge, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 41: 119 (1983)
  • 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
  • Hedge in Hedge, Clement, Paton & Phillipson, Flore de Madagascar et des Comores 175: 239-240 (1998), rev.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
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