1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Kurzamra Kuntze

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. South America.

    [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
    Dwarf, mat-forming perennial herb, aromatic
    Stem
    Stems procumbent, often rhizomatous, subterranean at base, with reduced, scale-leaves
    Leaves
    Leaves small, entire, densely hairy
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of 1(-2)-flowered cymes, sessile, subtended by bracts and crowded towards shoot-apex
    Bracts
    Bracts leaf-like
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles paired, inconspicuous
    Calyx
    Calyx ± actinomorphic, 5-lobed, lobes equal, triangular, with apex long-subulate, plumose, curved, more than 2x as long as tube, spreading in fruit, calyx-tube shortly cylindrical-infundibuliform, 15-nerved, externally patent-hairy, throat annulate within
    Corolla
    Corolla lilac, 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), posterior lip shallowly lobed, shorter than anterior lip, corolla-tube long-exserted from calyx, narrow at base, gradually widening toward throat, straight, glabrous within
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, exserted from corolla-tube, divergent, anterior pair longer, thecae weakly divergent, separate, connective small
    Stigma
    Stigma-lobes flattened, slightly unequal, posterior shorter
    Disc
    Disc ± symmetrical
    Fruits
    Nutlets oblong, mid-brown, smooth, not mucilaginous.
    Distribution
    One species, K. pulchella (Clos) Kuntze, Chile: Atacama and Coquimbo and adjacent Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Chile Central, Chile North

    Kurzamra Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 520 (1891)

    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
    • Kurzamra Kuntze, Rev. Gen.: 520 (1891).
    • Soliera Clos in C.Gay, Fl. Chil. 4: 489 (1849), nom. illeg., non J.G. Agardh (1842). Basionym/Replaced Synonym

    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