Pseudocaryopteris (Briq.) P.D.Cantino

This genus is accepted, and its native range is India to S. China, N. Sumatera.

[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.

Morphology General Habit
Tall shrubs, often scrambling or spreading
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovate to lanceolate, variously toothed or rarely subentire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of axillary cymes or axillary or terminal paniculiform thyrses
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ±actinomorphic, accrescent or not, 5-6 lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to deep red, purple, or blue, 5-lobed (4/1), 4 posterior lobes ±similar, anterior lobe larger, corolla in bud ±asymmetrical
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, equal or didynamous, exserted, arched, thecae divergent to divaricate, confluent at dehiscence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen with supratectal verrucae, columellae sparingly branched
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary unlobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc poorly developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a dry or slightly fleshy schizocarp, sometimes requiring pressure to split into nutlets, nutlets boat-shaped (arcuate in cross-section), smooth or slightly ridged, glabrous or pubescent, attachment scar as long as nutlet
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Endosperm
Endosperm absent.
Note
2n = 40, 60.  Three species
Distribution
Southern China, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, Myanmar, and Pakistan. Introduced to East and South Tropical Africa and to Southern Africa

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sumatera, Thailand, West Himalaya

Pseudocaryopteris (Briq.) P.D.Cantino appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syst. Bot. 23: 380 (1998 publ. 1999)

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.

Literature

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • Caryopteris sect. Pseudocaryopteris Briq. (1895).
  • 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
  • Pseudocaryopteris P. D. Cantino, Syst. Bot. 23: 380 (1999).

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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