1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Digitalis Tourn. ex L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to SW. Siberia, Medit. to Iran.

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    Scrophulariaceae, D. Philcox. Flora Zambesiaca 8:2. 1990

    Habit
    Biennial or perennial herbs or rarely small shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or sometimes predominantly basal, simple, variously dentate to subentire.
    Flowers
    Flowers zygomorphic in terminal, bracteate, racemes.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed; lobes equal to subequal, shorter than corolla tube.
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, cylindrical or inflated-globose, usually constricted towards base; limb usually bilabiate with lips spreading or erect, upper shorter.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4.
    Fruits
    Capsule conical to ovoid, septicidal.
    Seeds
    Seeds small, numerous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Azores, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, California, Chile Central, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Illinois, Jamaica, Korea, Krym, Kuril Is., Malawi, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Montana, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Ontario, Peru, Réunion, Sakhalin, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Zimbabwe

    Digitalis Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 621 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 272 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl.: 621 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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