1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Lallemantia Fisch. & C.A.Mey.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Caucasus to Himalaya.

    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:6. 2000

    Habit
    Erect or prostrate, perennial or annual herbs.
    Leaves
    Leaves digitately 2- or 4-foliolate; leaflets mostly glandular-punctate; stipules well developed, produced below the point of insertion, mostly similarly punctate; stipels absent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence spicate, terminal or axillary; bracts paired, stipule-like, mostly similarly punctate, ciliate, enclosing the flowers when in bud.
    Calyx
    Calyx hyaline, ciliate, persistent, 5-lobed, the upper pair joined and the laterals smaller than the other 3.Corolla medium-sized, mostly yellow or orange-yellow, often striated with purple; standard almost round, clawed; wings and keel clawed.
    Stamens
    Stamens monadelphous, united into a column below, which at maturity is circumscissile and the upper part is shed with the petals, the lower tubular part remaining to protect the young ovary; 5 small versatile anthers alternate with 5 larger sub-basifixed anthers.
    Pistil
    Ovary subsessile, with (2)5–8 ovules; style curved with minute terminal stigma.
    Fruits
    Fruit sessile, 2–15-jointed; the articles glabrous to pilose with or without stiff bristles, mostly prominently nerved, sometimes glandular.
    Seeds
    Seeds ovoid, compressed, mostly black or dark brown, without appendages.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang

    Lallemantia Fisch. & C.A.Mey. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 6: 52 (1840)

    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.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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