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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, generally glabrous. Stem: erect, generally simple. Leaf: petioled; blade crenate to lobed. Inflorescence: axillary, subtended by leaves; flowers 4--10; bracts spine-forked. Flower: calyx > corolla, obliquely funnel-shaped, 5--10-toothed, becoming membranous, net-veined, persistent in fruit; corolla 2-lipped, lower lip > upper, upper hood-like, lower 3--4-lobed, lobes unequal; stamens 4, ascending under upper lip, lower pair +- > upper pair; style lobes unequal. Fruit: nutlet 3-angled, top +- truncate.
Species In Genus: 2 species: Mediterranean. Etymology: (Latin: mistakenly named for Molucca Islands, Indonesia)
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Mentha ×villosa
Next taxon: Moluccella laevis
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller 2017. Moluccella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9463, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.