Lamium L.
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 579. 1753. (1 May 1753)


This taxon is accepted by Lamiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

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15. Lamium L.

Por A. Pool.

Hierbasanuales o perennes, puberulentas, los tricomas simples. Hojas simples, losmárgenes dentados a profundamente incisos, las inferiores pecioladas y lassuperiores generalmente sésiles o amplexicaules. Verticilastros con 4-20flores, agregadas a remotas, las hojas florales similares a las hojascaulinares superiores; brácteas presentes, lineares, o ausentes. Floresbisexuales, zigomorfas, sésiles, con bractéolas lineares subyacentes o lasbractéolas ausentes. Cáliz tubular a campanulado, débilmente 2-labiado,5-lobado, los lobos subiguales a desiguales. Corola blanca, rosada, púrpura,color lavanda, roja o amarilla, dilatada principalmente encima del cáliz, rectao sigmoideo; limbo 2-labiado; labio inferior 3-lobado, los lobos lateralesgeneralmente muy pequeños y cada uno con 1 o 2 dientes y el lobo medio2-lobado; labio superior casi tan largo comoel inferior, galeado y entero a 2-lobado. Estambres 4, didínamos, noexertos más allá del labio superior de la corola, el par inferior más largo queel par superior; anteras 2-loculares, los lóculos apenas separados, barbadas (en Mesoamérica) o glabras. Ovario 4-lobado; discobien desarrollado; lobos del estigma generalmente subiguales. Frutos en 4 nuececillas obovoides, apicalmentetruncadas, glabras. 2n =18, 36. Aprox. 16-30 spp. Regiones templadas del ViejoMundo, desde Europa y el norte de África al este de Asia, introducido en otrasáreas templadas o montañosas.

Bibliografía: Mennema,J. Leiden Bot. Ser. 11: 1-196 (1989).

  • Provided by: [B].Flora Mesoamericana
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    Herbs annual or perennial. Stem leaf blades circular or reniform to ovate-lanceolate, margin coarsely crenate or dentate-serrate. Verticillasters 4-14-flowered; floral leaves similar, much longer than verticillasters; bracts ± linear, early deciduous. Calyx tubular-campanulate to campanulate, 5- or 10-veined, ± hairy outside, throat slightly oblique or regular; teeth 5, subequal, subulate, as long as or longer than tube. Corolla purple-red, reddish, yellowish, to dirty white, 2-lipped, 2(-3) × as long as calyx, hairy outside; tube straight or incurved, cylindric or widened above annulus, subsaccate; upper lip erect, oblong, rounded or emarginate, ± galeate; lower lip spreading, 3-lobed; middle lobe obcordate, emarginate or 2-lobed; lateral lobes semicircular, margin crenate or dentate. Stamens 4, hairy, anterior 2 longer, ascending beneath upper lip; anther cells 2, divaricate. Ovary lobes apically truncate, glabrous or tuberculate, sometimes with a membranous margin. Style apex subequally 2-cleft.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    "Cal nearly regular, 5-nerved, the lobes equal or the upper the largest; cor bilabiate, the upper lip entire or 2-lobed, galeate-hooded, the lower spreading, constricted at the base of the enlarged, cleft or emarginate central lobe, the lateral lobes broad and low, seemingly borne on the cor-throat; stamens 4, ascending under the upper lip, the lower pair the longer; pollen-sacs conspicuously hairy, ± divergent or divaricate; nutlets trigonous, truncate above; herbs with toothed or pinnatifid, mostly cordate lvs and white to red or purple fls in verticils of 6–12 subtended by scarcely reduced lvs. 40, temp. Eurasia and n. Afr."

  • Provided by: [D].New York Botanical Garden
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    '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
    Flora Mesoamericana
    http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/fm/
    Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Lamiaceae
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    New York Botanical Garden
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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