1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Marrubium L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to Temp. Eurasia.

    [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
    Annual or perennial herbs, with at least some branched hairs and often also with simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves usually toothed, petiolate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence thyrsoid or rarely racemoid
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-15 (-30)-lobed, lobes equal or variously unequal, usually ± spiny, sometimes uncinate
    Corolla
    Corolla 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), posterior lip 2-lobed, long or moderately long, flat or almost so, tube shorter than calyx
    Stamens
    Stamens included in corolla-tube, thecae confluent or subconfluent
    Style
    Style included in corolla-tube, stigma-lobes unequal or subequal
    Fruits
    Nutlets rounded or subtruncate at apex, glabrous or with sessile glands at apex.
    Note
    2n = 20, 26, 28, 34, 54.  About 40 species.
    Ecology
    Mainly in rather dry places
    Distribution
    Europe and Northern Africa to Pakistan, with M. vulgare L. more widespread and introduced elsewhere.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Alaska, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Easter Is., Ecuador, Free State, Georgia, Guatemala, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

    Marrubium L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 583 (1753)

    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
    • 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
    • Seybold, Stuttg. Beitr. Naturk. A. 310 (1978).
    • Maropsis Pomel, Nouv. Mat. Fl. Atl.: 121 (1874).
    • Atirbesia Raf., Autik. Bot.: 117 (1840).
    • Padota Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 505 (1763).
    • Marrubium L., Sp. Pl. 2: 582 (1753)

    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