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  1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Ombrocharis Hand.-Mazz.

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

    [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, glandular herb, shortly rhizomatous with fine, fibrous roots and small woody tubers
    Stem
    Stem simple, 4-angled, erect, sweetly aromatic when dry
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, ovate-oblong, toothed, petiolate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence forming a lax, terminal raceme-like thyrse of subsessile 3-flowered cymes in the axils of bracts
    Bracts
    Bracts short, lanceolate
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles inconspicuous, minute
    Flowers
    Flowers fairly long-pedicellate
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), posterior lip 3-lobed, lobes mucronate, anterior lip longer, 2-lobed, calyx-tube 11-nerved, annulate, slightly accrescent in fruit
    Corolla
    Corolla very pale violet, 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), posterior lip deeply 2-lobed, weakly hooded, sparsely hairy externally, anterior lip spreading, 3-lobed, lobes subequal, rounded, corolla-tube short and broad, straight
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, included in corolla-tube, anterior pair slightly longer, inserted in middle of corolla-tube, anthers 2-thecous, thecae rounded, parallel, separate
    Style
    Style shorter than corolla
    Stigma
    Stigma-lobes short, subequal
    Fruits
    Nutlets 4, ovoid, smooth, compressed.
    Note
    One species, O. dulcis Hand.-Maz.
    Distribution
    China.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast

    Accepted Species

    Other Data

    Ombrocharis Hand.-Mazz. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Symb. Sin. 7: 925 (1936)

    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
    • Li Xi-wen and Hedge in Wu Zheng-yi and Raven (eds). Flora of China 17: 177 (1994).
    • Ombrocharis Hand.-Maz., Symb. Sinic. 7: 925 (1936)

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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