1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Microtoena Prain

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. China and W. Malesia.

    [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
    Perennial or perhaps sometimes annual herbs, pubescent with simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves toothed, petiolate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence thyrsoid, usually lax, cymes usually lax, long-pedunculate
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles caducous
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed (1/4), posterior lobe longer or subequal to laterals (3/2)
    Corolla
    Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 4-lobed (1/3), yellow or sometimes white, posterior lip long, hooded, often deeply concave, often broadened or with 2 teeth at base, anterior lip with median lobe smaller to sometimes larger than side-lobes
    Stamens
    Stamens not or only shortly exserted, anthers ± long and narrow, thecae becoming confluent
    Stigma
    Stigma-lobes strongly unequal, posterior lobe minute
    Fruits
    Nutlets rounded at apex, glabrous.
    Note
    About 24 species.
    Ecology
    Mainly forests, hill slopes, mountain grassland
    Distribution
    Mostly from Nepal and Northern India to Southern China, one species [ M. insuavis (Hance) Prain ex Briq.] also in Vietnam and Indonesia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Microtoena Prain appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 19: t. 1872 (1889)

    Accepted by

    • Wang, Q. (2018). A monograph of the genus Microtoena (Lamiaceae: 1-136. Science Press, Beijing.
    • 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
    • Microtoena Prain, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 19: t. 1872 (1889) & Bull. Soc. Bot. France, ser. 3, 42: 417-427 (1895).

    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