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  1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Stachys L.
      1. Stachys alpigena T.C.E.Fr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Rwanda.

    [FTEA]

    Lamiaceae (Labiatae), A.J. Paton, G. Bramley, O. Ryding, R.M. Polhill, Y.B. Harvey, M. Iwarsson, F. Willis, P.B. Phillipson, K. Balkwill, C.W. Lukhoba, D.F. Otieno, & R.M. Harley. Stachys, Y.B. Harvey. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

    Type
    Type: Kenya, Mt Aberdare, R.E. & T.C.E. Fries 2384 (UPS, holo. K!, iso.)
    Habit
    Prostrate, creeping, mat-forming perennial or annual herb, rooting at the nodes, 7–18(–60) cm long
    Stem
    Stems quadrangular, pubescent with long simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves round, 0.5–3.8(–4.5) × 0.4–4(–4.4) cm, crenate, apex rounded, base cordate, pubescent; petiole 3–35(–42) mm long, pubescent
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal, lax, verticils 2(–4(–6))flowered, 5–30 mm apart; bracts similar to cauline leaves or broadly ovate, base rounded, 4–12 mm long, 2–10 mm wide; bracteoles 0.5–1 mm long, pubescent; pedicels 0.5–1.5 mm long, subglabrous or pubescent
    Calyx
    Calyx patent or slightly ascending, campanulate, 4–7 mm long at anthesis, scarcely larger in fruit, pubescent; teeth 1–2.5 mm long, broadly triangular (sometimes spinescent)
    Corolla
    Corolla white, mostly with purple markings on anterior lip, 8–20 mm long, pubescent on outer surface, denser pubescence on posterior lip; tube 5–11 mm long; anterior lip (3–)6–10 mm long; posterior lip (1.5–)3–6 mm long
    Fruits
    Nutlets broadly ovoid, 1.5–2.5 mm long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Stachys alpigena T.C.E.Fr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 De Block [519], Kenya K000194085
    Jan 1, 2004 Smith, S.A.L. [42], Kenya K000434993
    Jan 1, 2004 Smith, S.A.L. [42], Kenya K000434992
    Jan 1, 2001 Hedberg, O. [5037], Kenya K000434999
    Jan 1, 1991 Auquier, P. [2359], Rwanda K000435000
    Jun 27, 1971 Mabberley, D.J. [345], Kenya K000434996
    Townsend, C.C. [2410], Kenya K000434994
    Beentje [4206], Kenya K000434995
    Harvey, Y.B. [5], Kenya K000434991
    Fries, R.E. [2384], Kenya K000193059 Unknown type material
    James, E. [s.n.], Kenya K000434998
    Battiscombe, E. [539], Kenya K000434997

    Bibliography

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 8: 641 (1923)

    Accepted by

    • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R., Harvey, Y., Iwarsson, M., Willis, F., Phillipson, P., Balkwill, K., Lukhoba, C., Otiend, D & Harley (2009). Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-430.
    • 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

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • K.B. 51: 442 (1996).
    • U.K.W.F. ed. 2: 287 (1994)
    • K.B. 48: 330, fig. 1E–H (1993)
    • N.B.G.B. 8: 641, fig. 7b (1923)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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