Lagopsis (Bunge ex Benth.) Bunge

First published in Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg Divers Savans 2: 565 (1835)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Siberia to N. Korea an W. Himalaya.

Descriptions

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
Perennial herbs, densely white-lanate with simple hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves palmately lobed, orbicular to cordate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence thyrsoid, with 3 to many-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx slightly zygomorphic, (3/2) 5-lobed, 2 slightly longer, spreading in fruit, spiny
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 2-lipped, 4-5-lobed (1-2/3), white, yellow to brown-purple, posterior lip straight, entire or emarginate, anterior lip with lateral lobes short, median lobe spreading, cordate, tube exannulate, included in calyx-tube or slightly longer
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens included in corolla-tube, filaments short, thecae weakly distinct
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style included in corolla-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets trigonous, smooth, apically rounded.
Note
Four species
Ecology
Rocky and gravelly slopes
Distribution
Russia (Southern Siberia), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Northwestern India (Kashmir), Japan.
[LKGF]

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

    • Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0