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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical African Mountains.

[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. Clinopodium, O Ryding. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

Type
Type: Tanzania, Arusha District: Mt Meru, forest limit above Arusha, Uhlig 517 (B†, holo. EA, iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb or subshrub, prostrate to ascending
Morphology Stem
Young stems with spreading eglandular hairs of very different lengths
Morphology Leaves
Leaves shortly petiolate or sometimes subsessile, the petiole up to 0–0.25(–0.3) times as long as the blade; blade ovate or elliptic, up to 0.8–3 × 0.5–2.8 cm, margin crenate, apex rounded to subacute, base rounded, truncate, slightly cordate or cuneate-attenuate, with sessile glands on the underside only
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence lax or mostly with the verticils crowded in the apical part; cymes 1–15-flowered, at least some 2–15-flowered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± sigmoid, ± 2-lipped, 4.8–8 mm long, often purple; posterior lip lobed along 30–95 of its length, central lobe 1.1–2.4 times longer than broad; two lobes of anterior lip 0.7–1.2 times as long as the lateral lobes of the posterior lip (both measured from their common sinus)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 6–17 mm long, purple, pink or rarely white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens all fertile; anthers divaricate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets ellipsoid, rounded at the apex, 0.9–1.4 × 0.6–1 mm, slightly or hardly mucilaginous when wet

Native to:

Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Clinopodium uhligii (Gürke) Ryding appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 3, 2013 D'Arcy [7726], Rwanda K000735869

First published in Kew Bull. 61: 424 (2006)

Accepted by

  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R., Harvey, Y., Iwarsson, M., Willis, F., Phillipson, P., Balkwill, K., Lukhoba, C., Otiend, D & Harley (2009). Lamiaceae (Labiatae) Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-430.
  • Paton, A.J., Bramley, G., Ryding, O., Polhill, R.M., Harvey, Y.B., Iwarsson, M., Otieno, D., Balkwill, K., Phillipson, P.B., Harley, R.M. & Willis, F. (2013). Flora Zambesiaca 8(8): 1-346. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ryding, O. (2006). Revision of Clinopodium simense group (Labiatae) Kew Bulletin 61: 419-432.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.B. 61: 424 (2006).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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