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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual [perennial herb], glabrous to hairy. Stem: decumbent to erect; base generally branched. Leaf: petioled to sessile; blade generally ovate to round or reniform, entire to toothed. Inflorescence: terminal and axillary, each head-like, subtended by leaves. Flower: calyx 5-lobed, lobes +- equal, generally acuminate; corolla 2-lipped, upper lip hood-like, lower lip +- 3-lobed, lateral lobes < central; stamens 4, fertile, generally enclosed by upper lip, anthers generally hairy; style +- equally 2-lobed. Fruit: nutlets triangular in ×-section, truncate distally.
Species In Genus: 40 species: temperate Eurasia, northern Africa. Etymology: (Latin: ancient name)
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to LamiumPrevious taxon: Lamiastrum galeobdolon
Next taxon: Lamium amplexicaule
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Lamium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9449, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.