1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Capitanopsis S.Moore

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.

    [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.

    Habit
    Shrubs, ?aromatic
    Leaves
    Leaves simple
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence thyrsoid with cymes pedunculate or shortly so, 3-flowered
    Bracts
    Bracts caducous, not coloured, inconspicuous
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles absent or if present, minute
    Calyx
    Calyx funnel-shaped, straight, ± actinomorphic or weakly zygomorphic, 5-lobed (1/4), lobes ± equal in flower, deltoid, often becoming membranous, reticulately nerved and much expanded in fruit with the posterior lobe broader than others, throat open, glab
    Corolla
    Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (4/1), pale lilac to violet, posterior lip short, truncate, 4-lobed with median lobes ascending, lateral lobes held between median lobes and anterior lip, anterior lip deflexed or horizontal, slightly concave or flat, co
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, free, held just beyond throat, attached near throat
    Stigma
    Stigma lobes subulate or flattened
    Disc
    Disc 4-lobed with anterior lobe larger
    Fruits
    Nutlets ovoid pubescent with sessile glands.
    Distribution
    Three species in Madagascar
    Ecology
    In dry woodland or amongst rocks.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Madagascar

    Capitanopsis S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bot. 54: 249 (1916)

    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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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
    • Hedge in Hedge, Clement, Paton & Phillipson, Flore de Madagascar et des Comores 175: 253-260 (1998), rev.
    • Capitanopsis S. Moore, J. Bot. 54: 249 (1916)

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0