7249.000 Glechoma L.

Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Creeping perennials. Leaves with long petioles, rotund or reniform. Flowers small, blue, usually 3 per axil. Calyx 15-nerved, slightly oblique at the throat; 5 lobes about equal, triangular to linear, the mid-nerve of each excurrent into a short awn; corolla 2-lipped, the tube much longer than the calyx, gradually distended distally, the upper lip shallowly 2-lobed, the lower lip much larger.

Worldwide: 8 species native to northern Asia and Europe.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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hederacea L.

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External websites:

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

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: Glechoma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1781, retrieved 6 December 2023

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