Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R.Br.
  • Hortus Kew. 3: 409 (1811)
  • Catinga-de-Mulata

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R.Br. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000227058. Accessed on: 06 Jun 2023'

General Information

Herbs annual, erect, to 60 cm tall. Stems retrorse pubescent. Petiole 0.7-1.5 cm; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, 4-6 × 1.5-3 cm, reduced upward, densely pubescent, base rounded to cuneate, margin coarsely crenate-serrate, apex acuminate, lateral veins 5 pairs. Verticillasters 1.5-2 cm in diam. in flower, ca. 3 cm in diam. in fruit, many flowered; bracts subulate, ciliate, spinescent. Calyx membranous in fruit, ca. 1 cm, densely villous outside, glabrous inside, veins conspicuous, distinctly net veined; throat enlarged, mouth constricted, oblique; teeth unequal, spinescent, upper teeth longest. Corolla white tinged red, slightly exserted, slender, ca. 8 mm; tube ca. 7 mm, slightly dilated in throat, not villous annulate inside; lower lip subpatent, lobes oblong. Nutlets dark brown, oblong-ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm, shiny. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. Nov.

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    Distribution Map

    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Southern America Brazil Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Alagoas
    • Bahia
    • Ceará
    • Paraába
    • Pernambuco
    • Sergipe
    • Paraní
    • Rio Grande do Sul
    • Santa Catarina
    • Espirito Santo
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso do Sul

    Other Local Names


     Information From

    Flora of China @ efloras.org
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    The Brazilian Flora Group (2018): Brazilian Flora 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/2175-7860201869402 Dataset/Checklist: https://ckan.jbrj.gov.br/dataset/thebrazilfloragroup_feb2018
    • B Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    World Flora Online Data. 2022.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online Consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).