7305.000 Satureja L.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or soft shrubs. Leaves small, entire or obscurely toothed. Flowers solitary or in few-several-flowered cymes in the axils of leaves along the upper half of the stems Calyx 13-15-nerved, subequally 5-toothed. Corolla scarcely or well exserted from the calyx; upper lip short, broad, emarginate; lower longer, 3-lobed. Stamens 4. Nutlets smooth.

Worldwide: 30 species in temperate and warm regions

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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hortensis L.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Satureja
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Satureja
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Satureja
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Satureja
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iNaturalist: Satureja
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Satureja
JSTOR Plant Science: Satureja
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Satureja
Plants of the World Online: Satureja
Tropicos: Satureja
Wikipedia: Satureja

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Satureja.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1223, retrieved 28 November 2023

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