7273.000 Leonurus L.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs up to 3 m high. Leaves ovate, deeply pinnately or palmately lobed; upper leaves sometimes linear. Flowers in cymes. Calyx 5 lobed. Corolla white to reddish or mauve, 2-lipped; lower lip lobed. One of the fundamental herbs of Chinese medicine.

Worldwide: 24 species native to Europe and Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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japonicus Houtt.

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

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: Leonurus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2074, retrieved 9 December 2023

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