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  1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Stachys L.
      1. Stachys argillicola Sebsebe

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Tropical Africa.

    [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: Ethiopia, Sidamo, 4 km N of Mega, Gilbert & Sebsebe 8807 (ETH, holo. K!, UPS, iso.)
    Habit
    Aromatic, erect, perennial, rhizomatous woody herb, 0.2–0.5(–1.2) m tall
    Stem
    Stems quadrangular, branching throughout the length of the plant, with dendroid hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves subsessile or petiolate, oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate or rarely ovate, 1.6–8.5 × 0.5–4 cm, crenate to subentire, apex acute to rounded, base cuneate to rounded or truncate, with tomentose or flocculose indumentum of both dendroid and/or stellate hairs; petiole 5–30 mm long, pubescent
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence tending to be lax, with 6–8-flowered verticils 0.5–5 cm apart; bracts similar to cauline leaves but smaller, sometimes absent; bracteoles 0.5(–7) mm long or absent, pubescence of dendroid hairs; pedicels 0.5–4.5 mm long
    Calyx
    Calyx patent to slightly ascending, 5–8 mm long, campanulate to funnel-shaped, pubescent with dendroid to stellate hairs and sometimes with long simple hairs between the lobes, not noticeably lengthening in fruit or up to 9 mm long, broadening in fruit; teeth triangular, 2–4 mm long, spinsecent
    Corolla
    Corolla mauve to pink or purplish, fading to white or yellow, 12–15 mm long, with stellate hairs on outer surface; tube 5–8 mm long; anterior lip 5–10 mm long, deflexed; posterior lip 2–4 mm long
    Style
    Style 6 mm long
    Fruits
    Nutlets dark brown, 2–2.5 mm long, broadly ovoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Stachys argillicola Sebsebe appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gilbert, M.G. [8807], Ethiopia K000193065 isotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 48: 333 (1993)

    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.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Krestovskaya, T.V. (2005). On species of the genus Stachys (Lamiaceae) section Ambleia from Africa Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 90: 1445-1462.
    • 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

    • Fl. Eth. 5: 535 (2006).
    • U.K.W.F. ed. 2: 287 (1994)
    • K.B. 48: 333, fig. 2A–G (1993)

    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