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  1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Clinopodium L.
      1. Clinopodium kilimandschari (Gürke) Ryding

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia (Bale Mountains) to N. Tanzania.

    [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. Clinopodium, O Ryding. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

    Type
    Types: Tanzania, Kilimanjaro, between the Mue R. [Muëbach] and vegetation limit, Meyer 234 (B†, holo.); neotype, selected by Ryding (2006): Tanzania, Kilimanjaro, near Peter’s Hut, Hedberg 1245 (UPS!, neo., BR, EA!, K!, LD, S, isoneo.)
    Habit
    Perennial herb, prostrate to ascending
    Stem
    Young stems with long spreading hairs, intermixed with much shorter eglandular hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate, the petiole 0.3–0.5 times as long as the blade; blade subcircular, ovate or ovate-triangular, up to 4–10 × 4–10 mm, margin crenate, apex rounded to subacute, base rounded, truncate, slightly cordate or cuneate-attenuate, with sessile glands on the underside only
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence lax or mostly with the verticils crowded in the apical part; cymes 1flowered
    Calyx
    Calyx often purple, indistinctly or sometimes distinctly sigmoid, strongly 2lipped, 3.5–4.8 mm long; posterior lip lobed along 30–80 of its length, central lobe 0.9–1.9 times as long as broad; two lobes of anterior lip 1–1.5 times longer than the lateral lobes of the posterior lip (both measured from their common sinus)
    Corolla
    Corolla 5–9 mm long, purple, pink or rarely white, only slightly 2-lipped
    Stamens
    All stamens apparently fertile; anthers divaricate
    Fruits
    Nutlets ellipsoid, rounded at the apex, 0.8–0.9 × 0.7–0.8 mm, apparently not mucilaginous when wet.
    Ecology
    Upland moor, heath zone, grassland or on bare ground, often near streams or on other moist ground, often in shade; 2900–4400 m
    Conservation
    Least concern; widespread.
    Distribution
    Range: Ethiopia (Bale Mts) Flora districts: U3 K3 K4 T2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Clinopodium kilimandschari (Gürke) Ryding appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Townsend, C.C. [2226], Kenya K000334075
    Tweedie [3], Kenya K000334077
    Hedberg, O. [1245], Tanzania K000193407 Unknown type material
    Hedberg, O. [264], Kenya K000334080
    Hedberg, O. [1815], Kenya K000334081
    Volkens, G. [1194], Tanzania K000193408 Unknown type material
    Allt, G. [34], Kenya K000334082
    Pelley, S.L.E. [3452], Kenya K000334076
    Gilbert, C.R. [695], Kenya K000334078
    Rob, E. [1384], Kenya K000334079

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 61: 430 (2006)

    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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Ryding, O. (2006). Revision of Clinopodium simense group (Labiatae) Kew Bulletin 61: 419-432.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • K.B. 61: 430 (2006).

    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/
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    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