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Annual or perennial herbs. Flowers bisexual, in 2-many-flowered verticils, (in ours) arranged compactly to form an uninterrupted terminal spike. Calyx of 5 subequal lobes; not 2-lipped. Corolla 2-lipped; upper lip obsolete, very short; lower lip conspicuous and 3-lobed; tube exserted from the calyx. Perfect stamens 4. Filaments not basally connate. Ovary shallowly 4-lobed. Nutlets reticulate.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Ajuga Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1780
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Ajuga

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Ajuga /əˈɡə/,[4] also known as bugleweed,[5] ground pine,[6] carpet bugle, or just bugle, is a genus of 40 species annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants[7] in the Ajugeae tribe of the mint family Lamiaceae, with most species native to Europe, Asia,[8] and Africa, but also two species in southeastern Australia.[3] They grow to 5–50 cm tall, with opposite leaves.[9]

Species

Species accepted within Ajuga include:[3]

Gallery

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    Blue bugle (Ajuga genevensis)

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    Common bugle from Thomé, Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 1885

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    Color specimen of Ajuga nipponica Makino, 1962

References

  1. ^ "Ajuga". Index Nominum Genericorum. International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 1996-02-09. Retrieved 2008-06-04.
  2. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (2004-09-10). "Genus: Ajuga L." Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Archived from the original on 2009-05-19. Retrieved 2008-06-04.
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607; OED: "Ajuga"
  5. ^ Bailey, L.H.; Bailey, E.Z.; the staff of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third: A concise dictionary of plants cultivated in the United States and Canada. Macmillan, New York.
  6. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Online, retrieved February 04, 2010
  7. ^ Hay, R. (editor)second edition. 1978. Reader's Digest Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and Flowers The Reader's Digest Association Limited, London
  8. ^ "Ajuga". Flora of China.
  9. ^ C. F. Leyel. Compassionate Herbs. Faber and Faber Limited.
  10. ^ a b c English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 345. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 24 December 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.
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Ajuga: Brief Summary

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Ajuga /əˈdʒuːɡə/, also known as bugleweed, ground pine, carpet bugle, or just bugle, is a genus of 40 species annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants in the Ajugeae tribe of the mint family Lamiaceae, with most species native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, but also two species in southeastern Australia. They grow to 5–50 cm tall, with opposite leaves.

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