Leonotis (Pers.) R.Br.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 504 (1810)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa, Indian Subcontinent.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Aldabra, Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Canary Is., China South-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Jawa, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Society Is., Southwest Caribbean, St.Helena, Sumatera, Suriname, Tasmania, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Iwarsson, M. & Harvey, Y. (2003). Monograph of the genus Leonotis (Pers.) R.Br. (Lamiaceae). Kew Bulletin 58: 597-645.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 5: 490.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.B. 58: 597–645 (2003)
  • Kubitzki, Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 7: 227 (2004)
  • Prodr.: 504 (1810)

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • 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
  • Hemisodon Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 88 (1837).
  • Iwarsson, Fl. Southern Africa 28, 4: 31-38 (1985).
  • Leonotis (Pers.) R. Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl.: 504 (1810)
  • Leonurus Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754), nom. illeg.
  • Phlomis L. sect. Leonotis Pers. (1807).
  • Ryding, O. (1998). Phylogeny of the Leucas group (Lamiaceae). Systematic Botany, 235-247.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2002 Luke, Q.; Bytebier, B.; Butynski, T.; Ehart, C.; Perkins, A.; Kimaro, G. [6956] Tanzania K000467270 No
Aug 19, 1998 Kayombo, C.J. [473] Tanzania K000467271 No
Aug 19, 1998 McGregor, C.J. [22] Tanzania K000467272 No
Schimper [371] Ethiopia K000193270 Type Yes
Drege [4830] South Africa K000193294 Type Yes
Du, N.V.; Phuong, V.X.; Boumanivong, S.; Vongsoukhun [L-V 404] Laos K001604656 Yes
Kuntze, O. [s.n.] South Africa K000193290 Type Yes
Andrews, P.; Bamford, M.; Njau, E.; Leliyo, G. [EN 761] Tanzania K001891078 No
Holst, C. [9075] Tanzania K000193306 Type Yes
Meller, C. [s.n.] Zambia K000193305 Type Yes
Kotschy [519] Ethiopia K000193269 Type Yes
Drege [4831a] South Africa K000414763 Type Yes
Mazzocchi-Alemanni, N. [158] Angola K001008775 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [16297] Tanzania K:SPC-25582.000 No
Volkens, G. [235] Tanzania K000193272 Type Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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