Phlomis

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Phlomis' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/phlomis/). Accessed 2019-12-09.

Family

  • Labiatae

Glossary

calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.
style
Generally an elongated structure arising from the ovary bearing the stigma at its tip.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Phlomis' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/phlomis/). Accessed 2019-12-09.

A genus of about 100 species of herbs, subshrubs, and shrubs, ranging from the Mediterranean region to China; one species (P. tuberosa, a herb) extending into Central Europe. Flowers yellow, purple, pink, or white, arranged in whorls. Calyx equally five-toothed. Corolla with a hooded upper lip, the lower lip spreading, three-lobed. Stamens four. Style-branches unequal. Nutlets three-angled.

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