Genus:
Phlomis L.

Phlomis fruticosa L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Sardegna to Transcaucasus.

[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
Native of South Europe and West Asia
Morphology General Habit
Herb to 60 cm tall (larger shrub elsewhere) with a dense whitish indumentum of stellate hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves shortly petiolate above, more distinctly petiolate below, lanceolate-elliptic, 3–9 × 1.6–3.5 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescense with 1 or 2 dense, many-flowered head-like verticils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 10–20 mm long, cylindrical with spreading horizontal teeth 1–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bright yellow, 25–35 mm long, 2-lipped, posterior strongly hooded, anterior spreading
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, held under posterior lip

Native to:

Albania, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Greece, Italy, Kriti, Sardegna, Sicilia, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Azores, Krym

Phlomis fruticosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Israel 46589.000 No
Greece 46590.000 No
Porta, P. [s.n.], Italy K000928199 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 584 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Bergmeier, E., Blockeel, T., Böhling, N., Fournaraki, C., Gotsiou, P., Jahn, R., Lansdown, R. & Turland, N. (2011). An inventory of the vascular plants and bryophytes of Gavdopoula island (S Aegean, Greece) and its phytogeographical significance. Willdenowia 41: 179-190.
  • 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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hassler, M. (2012). Flora of Rhodes. Systematic list of flora of Rhodes http://www.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/~db111/flora/rhodos/list.php.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Copyright applied to individual images