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Lamiaceae

Lamiaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genera

Acanthomintha[?]
Achyrospermum[?]
Acinos[?]
Acrocephalus[?]
Acrotome[?]
Acrymia[?]
Aeollanthus[?]
Agastache[?]
Ajuga[?]
Ajugoides[?]
Alajja[?]
Alvesia[?]
Amethystea[?]
Anisochilus[?]
Anisomeles[?]
Antonina[?]
Asterohyptis[?]
Ballota[?]
Basilicum[?]
Becium[?]
Benguellia[?]
Blephilia[?]
Bostrychanthera[?]
Bovonia[?]
Brazoria[?]
Bystropogon[?]
Calamintha[?]
Capitanopsis[?]
Capitanya[?]
Catoferia[?]
Cedronella[?]
Ceratanthus[?]
Chamaesphacos[?]
Chaunostoma[?]
Chelonopsis[?]
Cleonia[?]
Clinopodium[?]
Colebrookia[?]
Coleus*
Collinsonia[?]
Colquhounia[?]
Comanthosphace[?]
Conradina[?]
Craniotome[?]
Cuminia[?]
Cunila[?]
Cyclotrichium[?]
Cymaria[?]
Dauphinea[?]
Dicerandra[?]
Dorystaechas[?]
Dracocephalum
Drepanocaryum[?]
Eichlerago[?]
Elsholtzia[?]
Endostemon[?]
Englerastrum[?]
Eremostachys[?]
Eriope[?]
Eriiophyton[?]
Eriopidion[?]
Eriothymus[?]
Erythrochlamys[?]
Eurysolen[?]
Fuerstia[?]
Galeopsis[?]
Geniosporum[?]
Glechoma[?]
Glechon[?]
Gomphostemma[?]
Gontscharovia[?]
Hanceola[?]
Haplostachys[?]
Haumaniastrum[?]
Hedeoma[?]
Hemiandra[?]
Hemigenia[?]
Hemizygia[?]
Hesperozygis[?]
Heterolamium[?]
Hoehnea[?]
Holocheila[?]
Holostylon[?]
Horminium[?]
Hoslundia[?]
Hymenocrater[?]
Hypenia[?]
Hypogomphia[?]
Hyptidendron[?]
Hyptis[?]
Hyssopus
Isodictyophorus[?]
Isodon[?]
Isoleucas[?]
Keiskea[?]
Kinostemon[?]
Kudrjaschevia[?]
Kurzamra[?]
Lagochilus[?]
Lagopsis[?]
Lallemantia[?]
Lamiophlomis[?]
Lamium[?]
Lavandula
Leocus[?]
Leonotis[?]
Leonurus[?]
Lepechinia[?]
Leucas[?]
Leucosceptrum[?]
Limniboza[?]
Lophanthus[?]
Loxocalyx[?]
Lycopus[?]
Macbridea[?]
Marmoritis[?]
Marrubium
Marsypianthes[?]
Meehania[?]
Melissa
Melittis[?]
Mentha
Meriandra[?]
Mesona
Metastachydium[?]
Microcorys[?]
Micromeria[?]
Microtoena[?]
Minthostachys[?]
Moluccella[?]
Monarda[?]
Monardella[?]
Mosla[?]
Neoeplingia[?]
Neohyptis[?]
Nepeta
Neustruevia[?]
Nosema[?]
Notochaete[?]
Ocimum
Octomeron[?]
Ombrocharis[?]
Origanum
Orthosiphon[?]
Otostegia[?]
Panzerina[?]
Paraeremostachys[?]
Paralamium[?]
Paraphlomis[?]
Peltodon[?]
Pentapleura[?]
Perilla[?]
Perovskia[?]
Perrierastrum[?]
Phlomis[?]
Phlomoides[?]
Phyllostegia[?]
Physostegia[?]
Piloblephis[?]
Pitardia[?]
Platostoma[?]
Plectranthus[?]
Pogogyne[?]
Pogostemon[?]
Poliomintha[?]
Prasium[?]
Prostanthera[?]
Prunella[?]
Pseuderemostachys[?]
Puntia[?]
Pycnanthemum[?]
Pycnostachys[?]
Renschia[?]
Rhabdocaulon[?]
Raphidion[?]
Rhododon[?]
Rosmarinus
Rostrinucula[?]
Roylea[?]
Rubiteucris[?]
Sabaudia[?]
Saccocalyx[?]
Salvia
Satureja
Schizonepeta[?]
Scutellaria[?]
Sideritis[?]
Siphocranion[?]
Skapanthus[?]
Solenostemon[?]
Stachyopsis[?]
Stachys[?]
Stenogyne[?]
Sulaimania[?]
Suzukia[?]
Symphostemon[?]
Synandra[?]
Syncolostemon[?]
Tetradenia[?]
Teucrium[?]
Thorncroftia[?]
Thuspeinanta[?]
Thymbra[?]
Thymus
Tinnea[?]
Trichostema[?]
Wenchengia[?]
Westringia[?]
Wiedemannia[?]
Wrixonia[?]
Zataria[?]
Zhumeria[?]
Ziziphora[?]. Ref: Delta (http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/labiatae.htm) 2002-07-22
Lamiaceae is a family of plants including many culinary herbs, such as basil and thyme. It is also called Labiatae because the flowers have petals fused into an upper lip and a lower lip.

The leaves contain aromatic essential oils[?] and emerge oppositely, each pair at right angles to the previous one (called decussate). Many species have square stems.

Cladist unite the order containing the Lamiaceae, Lamiales, and the order Scrophulariales in the same order, usually called Lamiales.



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