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Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs. Leaves opposite or whorled. Inflorescence a dense terminal spike. Bracts small, distinct from the leaves. Calyx ± equally 5-toothed; teeth subulate, becoming spiny in fruit. Corolla 2-lipped; upper lip 4-lobed, shorter than the lower; lower lip relatively large, boat-shaped. Stamens 4, didynamous, lying in the lower lip. Style slender, shortly 2-fid.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Pycnostachys Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1229
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Pycnostachys

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Pycnostachys is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae, first described in 1826. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa including Madagascar.[1]

Species[1]
  1. Pycnostachys abyssinica Fresen. - Ethiopia
  2. Pycnostachys angolensis G.Taylor - Angola
  3. Pycnostachys batesii Baker - Cameroon, Zaïre, Sudan, Uganda
  4. Pycnostachys chevalieri Briq. - Central African Republic
  5. Pycnostachys ciliata Bramley - Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
  6. Pycnostachys coerulea Hook. - East Africa from Ethiopia to Botswana; Madagascar
  7. Pycnostachys congensis Gürke - Zaïre, Zambia
  8. Pycnostachys de-wildemaniana Robyns & Lebrun - East Africa from Burundi to Zimbabwe
  9. Pycnostachys deflexifolia Baker - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
  10. Pycnostachys descampsii Briq. - Zaïre
  11. Pycnostachys elliotii S.Moore - Zaïre, Uganda
  12. Pycnostachys eminii Gürke - from Cameroon to Ethiopia + Tanzania
  13. Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E.Fr - Zaïre, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda
  14. Pycnostachys goetzenii Gürke - Zaïre, Uganda, Rwanda
  15. Pycnostachys gracilis R.D.Good - Angola
  16. Pycnostachys graminifolia Perkins - Tanzania
  17. Pycnostachys kassneri De Wild - Zaïre, Zambia, Tanzania
  18. Pycnostachys lancifolia Bramley - Tanzania
  19. Pycnostachys meyeri Gürke - western + central Africa
  20. Pycnostachys nepetifolia Baker - Kenya
  21. Pycnostachys niamniamensis Gürke - South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda
  22. Pycnostachys orthodonta Gürke - Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania
  23. Pycnostachys parvifolia Baker - Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi
  24. Pycnostachys prittwitzii Perkins - Zambia, Tanzania
  25. Pycnostachys pseudospeciosa Buscal. & Muschl. - Zaïre, Zambia
  26. Pycnostachys recurvata Ryding - Ethiopia
  27. Pycnostachys reticulata (E.Mey.) Benth. - central + southern Africa
  28. Pycnostachys ruandensis De Wild. - east-central Africa
  29. Pycnostachys schliebenii Mildbr. - east-central Africa
  30. Pycnostachys schweinfurthii Briq - western + central Africa
  31. Pycnostachys speciosa Gürke - Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda
  32. Pycnostachys sphaerocephala Baker - Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zaïre
  33. Pycnostachys stuhlmannii Gürke - central Africa
  34. Pycnostachys umbrosa (Vatke) Perkins - Kenya, Tanzania
  35. Pycnostachys urticifolia Hook. - southeastern Africa
  36. Pycnostachys verticillata Baker - Zambia, Tanzania

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Pycnostachys: Brief Summary

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Pycnostachys is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae, first described in 1826. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa including Madagascar.

Species Pycnostachys abyssinica Fresen. - Ethiopia Pycnostachys angolensis G.Taylor - Angola Pycnostachys batesii Baker - Cameroon, Zaïre, Sudan, Uganda Pycnostachys chevalieri Briq. - Central African Republic Pycnostachys ciliata Bramley - Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia Pycnostachys coerulea Hook. - East Africa from Ethiopia to Botswana; Madagascar Pycnostachys congensis Gürke - Zaïre, Zambia Pycnostachys de-wildemaniana Robyns & Lebrun - East Africa from Burundi to Zimbabwe Pycnostachys deflexifolia Baker - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Pycnostachys descampsii Briq. - Zaïre Pycnostachys elliotii S.Moore - Zaïre, Uganda Pycnostachys eminii Gürke - from Cameroon to Ethiopia + Tanzania Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E.Fr - Zaïre, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda Pycnostachys goetzenii Gürke - Zaïre, Uganda, Rwanda Pycnostachys gracilis R.D.Good - Angola Pycnostachys graminifolia Perkins - Tanzania Pycnostachys kassneri De Wild - Zaïre, Zambia, Tanzania Pycnostachys lancifolia Bramley - Tanzania Pycnostachys meyeri Gürke - western + central Africa Pycnostachys nepetifolia Baker - Kenya Pycnostachys niamniamensis Gürke - South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda Pycnostachys orthodonta Gürke - Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania Pycnostachys parvifolia Baker - Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi Pycnostachys prittwitzii Perkins - Zambia, Tanzania Pycnostachys pseudospeciosa Buscal. & Muschl. - Zaïre, Zambia Pycnostachys recurvata Ryding - Ethiopia Pycnostachys reticulata (E.Mey.) Benth. - central + southern Africa Pycnostachys ruandensis De Wild. - east-central Africa Pycnostachys schliebenii Mildbr. - east-central Africa Pycnostachys schweinfurthii Briq - western + central Africa Pycnostachys speciosa Gürke - Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda Pycnostachys sphaerocephala Baker - Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zaïre Pycnostachys stuhlmannii Gürke - central Africa Pycnostachys umbrosa (Vatke) Perkins - Kenya, Tanzania Pycnostachys urticifolia Hook. - southeastern Africa Pycnostachys verticillata Baker - Zambia, Tanzania
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