1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Dicerandra Benth.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A.

    [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
    Low shrubs, subshrubs, and annual herbs, strongly aromatic
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, sessile or subsessile, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, oblong or lanceolate, usually entire
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of axillary cymes, merging to form a terminal thyrse (or rarely the cymes reduced to solitary flowers)
    Calyx
    Calyx 2-lipped, not accrescent, tubular-campanulate, 13-nerved, posterior lip broadly rounded, truncate or minutely 2-3-toothed, anterior lip triangular, 2-toothed, both lips somewhat upcurved, throat hairy
    Corolla
    Corolla white to reddish purple, 2-lipped, of two distinct types: (a) tube infundibular, ± anteriorly geniculate, with 2-lobed palate in throat, posterior lip emarginate, nearly flat; or (b) tube subcylindrical, straight to gently downcurved, without pala
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, declinate and exserted in type 'a' corolla, or parallel and included under posterior lip in type 'b' corolla, filaments glabrous, thecae broadly ovoid with apical appendage, divergent, separate at dehiscence, suture short (almost po
    Style
    Style hirtellous, stigma-lobes equal or unequal
    Disc
    Disc ± symmetrical
    Fruits
    Nutlets ovoid, smooth, glabrous.
    Note
    2n = 32, 48.  Eight to nine species. Two sections are recognized: Stamens exserted, declinate; upper lip of corolla flat: sect. Dicerandra.  Stamens included under galeate upper lip: sect. Lecontea Huck.
    Ecology
    Oak and pine-oak woodlands
    Distribution
    Southeastern United States.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina

    Dicerandra Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1300 (1830)

    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
    • Huck, Phanerog. Monogr. 19: 1-343 (1987), rev.
    • Dicerandra Benth., Edward's Bot. Reg. 15: sub t. 1300 (1830)
    • Ceranthera Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 2: 93 (1821), nom. illeg., non P. Beauv. (1808).

    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