1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Agastache Clayton ex Gronov.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Asia, N. 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
    Perennial herbs, aromatic
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, dentate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence thyrsoid, terminal, spike-like or panicle-like, cymes pedunculate or sessile
    Bracts
    Bracts reduced, lower often leaf-like
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles subulate
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular or campanulate, straight, indistinctly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (3/2), lobes equal, throat open
    Corolla
    Corolla strongly 2-lipped, 5-lobed (2/3), pink, blue to violet or white, posterior lip straight, anterior lip with median lobe widest, spreading, entire or undulate, lateral lobes straight, tube gradually dilating to throat
    Stamens
    Stamens much exserted or included, filaments parallel or posterior pair antrorsely bent, thecae parallel
    Stigma
    Stigma lobes equal, spreading
    Disc
    Disc 4-lobed
    Fruits
    Nutlets ellipsoid to obovoid, smooth with apex hairy, areole oblong or orbicular.
    Note
    2n = 18. About 22 species. Sectional treatment after Sanders (1987).   Sect. Agastache: Stamens long-exserted, filaments of posterior stamens antrorsely bent, and crossing anterior pair.  Seven species in U.S.A. and Canada, one species in Asia.   Sect. Brittonastrum (Briq.) Lint &
    Ecology
    Mountains or deserts
    Distribution
    Native to: Russian Far East, China, Eastern Asia, Subarctic America, Western and Eastern Southern Canada, U.S.A., Mexico. Introduced to Indo-China

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, China North-Central, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Manchuria, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Primorye, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

    Introduced into:

    Austria, Central European Rus, China South-Central, China Southeast, Delaware, Laos, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Tibet, Vietnam

    Agastache Clayton ex Gronov. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Virgin., ed. 2: 88 (1762)

    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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    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
    • Budantsev, Bot. Zhurn. 78, 2: 106-115 (1993), rev.
    • Sanders, Syst. Bot. Mon. 15: 1-92 (1987), rev., one sect.
    • Lint & Epling, Amer. Midl. Natur. 33: 207-230 (1945), rev.
    • Brittonastrum Briq. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(3A): 234 (1896).
    • Dekinia M.Martens & Galeotti, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 11(2): 195 (1844).
    • Lophanthus Benth., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1282 (1829), nom. illeg.
    • Flessera Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 192 (1763).
    • Agastache J. Clayton ex Gronov., Fl. Virgin.: 88 (1762)

    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