Physostegia virginiana (L.) Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Canada to NE. Mexico.

[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. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

Morphology General
A native of Northern America, cultivated as an ornamental
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb 0.4–1.5 m tall
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, lanceolate, 4–12 × 3–10 mm, serrate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence condensed with clustered 2-flowered verticils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5–10 mm long, tubularcampanulate with 5 equal teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white, pink or purple, 20–30 mm long, tubular at base, inflated beyond calyx; posterior lip flat or slightly hooded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, ascending under posterior lip.
Note
No specimens seen.

Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Labrador, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yukon

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Physostegia virginiana (L.) Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1989 Lundell, C.L. [18837], Texas K000509220 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Morton, J.K. [NA12542], Canada K000509222 Yes
Jun 1, 1980 s.coll. [s.n.], Texas K000928096 holotype Yes
35772.037 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000509221 Yes

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1289 (1829)

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Jex-Blake, Gard. E. Afr., ed. 4: 80, 88 (1957).

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