7266.000 Phlomis 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

Perennial herbs or shrubs between 30 cm to 2 m tall. Leaves opposite, entire, hairy. Bracts often similar to lower leaves. Flowers large, in dense clusters axillary to the bracteal leaves. Calyx strongly 5-nerved with subulate lobes, the upper 3 ascending or erect, the lower spreading or deflexed; corolla strongly 2-lipped, the upper concave, the lower deflexed. Fruit consisting of nutlets, hairy at the tip.

Worldwide: Over 100 species, native from the Mediterranean to China.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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fruticosa L.

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External websites:

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

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: Phlomis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1787, retrieved 2 December 2023

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