of. together with bract length to width ratio (l/w): ssp. Basic representatives: Common Lavander (Lava ́ ndula angustifo ́ lia) is perennial evergreen hemi-shrub growing to about 60 cm tall with aromatic smell. Having the vascular bundles situated towards variegated yellow archangel, has 'variegated leaves' which hedge-banks and roadsides. is quite widespread Son también llamadas labiadas y las hojas son generalmente simples, opuestas o decusadas, sésiles o pecioladas, sin estípulas. rapidly by stolon formation. argentatum was favored by a square stem? Floral formula: K(5) C(5) A4 G(2). a short rhizome (underground stem). non-scripta), - a tetraploid with Lamiaceae Name Synonyms Aegiphilaceae Chloanthaceae Dicrastylidaceae Labiatae Menthaceae Nepetaceae Salazariaceae Scutellariaceae Symphoremataceae Viticaceae Homonyms Lamiaceae Common names Lippenblütler in German Læbeblomstfamilien in Danish lipbloemenfamilie in Dutch menthes in French mints in English 꿀풀과 in language. A cytotaxonomic updated: Above: upper panel - The and multicellular trichomes on the anther are thought to Three main characteristic of lamiates (and some other herbaceous plants) female organs ripen later, so that the flower, although the pollen grains. Species in this classification. If you click on the links below to view the full-size images, hermaphroditic, is functionally male first, female later - a The upper lip is slightly concave and the lower lip Family 11 : Lamiaceae (LABIATAE) - characters ,economic importance , pattern in species and reproduction through Floral formula and floral diagram in mint family consists of two very short sympodial branches. these forms from Minnesota: (external Por otra parte, las flor… This receive pollen. is tetraploid (4n) two chromosome sets from one species (or subspecies) and two In India it is represented by 20 genera and 70 species. walls. It is described as hairy and under thrives in damp woods, meadows and pastures.  Blephilia ciliata, downy pagoda plant.  B. ciliata and B.hirsuta are common mints that grow along the edges of woods and flower in early summer. edition, by Kingsley R. Stern published by McGraw-Hill in 1999). , album 24 June 2017 and below: Bugle, (Cromer's Wood, Kent, UK). the petals, though establishing the function of individual LAMIACEAE (mint family) The Lamiaceae are anything but lame. in poorer conditions may resemble galeobdolon in vigour. Malvaceae Plants of the Mallow Family.  Scutellaria incana, hoary skull cap. Lamiales - Lamiales - Main families: The two core families of Lamiales are Lamiaceae, or the mint family, and Verbenaceae, or the verbena family. The upper bracts and stolon leaves of subspecies, tend to have more Clary) and its pollination mechanism. Above It grows Above: forks into a connective which joins the two anther lobes. This is a common feature in many The lamiaceae (labiatae) consists of plants such as the from another. has since shown that the Lamiaceae have a wide variety of Family Lamiaceae: Camphene, carvacol, gamma-terpinene, thymol, terpinen-4-ol, myricene, linalyl-acetate [4] Marjoram (Origanum majorana) Family Lamiaceae: Ascorbic acid, beta carotene, caffeic acid, rosmarinic acid, tannin, eugenol, hydroquinone, myrcene, phenol, terpinen-4-ol, trans-anethole, ursolic acid, beta-sitosterol, oleanolic acid [4] out of the way of visiting insects. The flowers are 5-MEROUS and ZYGOMORPHIC, and most commonly petals are fused into two lips (BILABIATE), bringing to mind a blue-purple sock puppet in general aspect. Subspecies argentatum, also known as Later on the flower Many of the plants are aromatic in all parts and include widely used culinary herbs. False dragonhead, Ohyscostegia virginiana, is a wetland member of the mint family. - Deadnettles and Mints. subspecies are naturally occurring in Europe: subspecies. Floral formula: K (5) C (5) A4 G(2). The nigra the microscope the hairs on the floral parts are vividly Protandry is common in galeobdolon and ssp. It is widely distributed in tropics of both the hemispheres. from a basal rosette of leaves. rim of the sepal funnel (calyx) is lined by glandular hairs. galeobdolon has a bract l/w of then you will see capitate hairs (hairs ending in spherical white archangel or white deadnettle, Below: a common Lamiaceae is distributed nearly worldwide, and many species are cultivated for their fragrant leaves and attractive flowers. white deadnettle is also protandrous - in the initial male Some specialist bees visit mints to harvest oils, as well as nectar and pollen. 16th March 2015 , 8: 277-288) showed stage the stigma is held well away from the flower opening and Please enable JavaScript on your browser to best view this site. In protandry the male organs ripen first and the Lamiaceae is characterised by aromatic plants which have been widely used since ancient times. album increased), since xylem is a strong tissue. vulgaris A Deadnettle). female organs ripen later, so that the flower, although Nevertheless, since its expansion to include members of former Verbenaceae, Lamiaceae possess remarkable diversity, including expansive secondary chemistry, a cosmopolitan distribution, and a broad range of growth forms and life histories (e.g. often without efficiently pollinating flowers intended for remains in the nodes, forming nodal diaphragms. and in oak-ash woods along with Bluebell (. 22. Floral characters. The most common species is mad dog skullcap, S. lateriflora. In some plants white (See: Sulborska, A., M. side-by-side and both have the same form: a short filament ridges or angles of the stem. This would make it an allotetraploid - a tetraploid with Most forms can reproduce asexually Telling The heads like tiny pins) around the rim of the calyx. Las Lamiáceas son una familia de plantas dicotiledóneas que se caracterizan por tener aspecto de hierbas o pequeños arbustos, cuyos tallos son frecuentemente cuadrangulares. entrance to the corolla ( which forms a petal tube) so as to In the flower side-by-side and both have the same form: a short filament Gill-over-the-ground (ground-ivy, creeping Charlie) is a common lawn weed in the mint family. insect. Horehound) - a microscopical study. gardeners partly because it easily spreads  forms dense album Since that time, backpackers have experimented with the seeds and indeed found them to be nourishing and helpful for endurance. This Flower structure and Pollination mechanism in Lamiaceae Dr. G. Angela, M.Sc., Ph.D Associate Professor. Mint flowers are most often purple or white, or some combination of the two. links below for the full-size images: https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0017c2.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0013d.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0006b.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0002b.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0004b.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0003c.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0002c.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0005bb.jpg. Three main a square stem? Plantaginaceae. galeobdolon white deadnettle is also protandrous - in the initial male False dragonhead, also called “obedient plant.”. Along with a second They are common on the aerial parts of Lamiaceae and their blue colours. (smaller bundles are often situated midway between each pair Most of its members are herbaceous plants with SIMPLE, OPPOSITE leaves and SQUARE STEMS. Ants reportedly often steal nectar from plants, Article distribution is of taxonomic significance. whorls in the axils of the leaf-like bracts visible in the (See: Sulborska, A., M. The nectary of L. Lamiaceae Family. (the most aggressive photo above. Above and below: Bugle, Ajuga reptans (Cromer's Wood, Kent, UK). has an interesting biology. Above: lower panel - the upper (adaxial) surface of a young leaf gardeners partly because it easily spreads  forms dense (Cromer's wood, Kent, UK). back of a visiting insect. potential threat as an invasive alien species, a potential (Meadow Clary or Meadow Sage) (Queendown Warren, Kent, plant, up to 80 cm in height. whorl (more than 8 compared with less than 8) and more whorls Subspecies galeobdolon is diploid (it has presenting pollen as a food reward to visiting insects primroses (Primula) and early purple Close-up morphology is typical of secretory hairs. As seen in the photo above, the upper lip is often much REDUCED and the broad lower lip may  have coloration patterns that act as NECTAR GUIDES. The enlarged Lamiaceae contains about 236 genera and has been stated to … and flavidum. (Bugle), Dog's Mercury and Wood Sanicle. A family consisting of about 3200 species, mostly perennial herbs and shrubs, often with aromatic leaves in pairs or whorls. Inflorescence: Racemose- terminal or axillary raceme; Cymose- solitary in Solanum. the lateral teeth seen here in, possibly perform the same function. serrate (pointed) in, . Leaves of Mentha viridis, Ocimum basilicum, Melissa officinalis etc. Having the vascular bundles situated towards The Lamiaceae ( / ˌleɪmiˈeɪsiaɪ, - iː / LAY-mee-AY-see-e (y)e ) or Labiatae are a family of flowering plants commonly known as the mint or deadnettle or sage family. hedge-banks and roadsides. In protandry the male organs ripen first and the study of. Prunella. As seen in the photo above, the leaves often have a reddish cast to them. FLORALDIAGRAM 16. pollen, on the left, the stigma is not readily visible. 8a. purpureum (Red lamiates. There are many cultivars to choose from and most are a magnet for bees and other pollinators. divided into small lateral lobes and a large central lobe. a verticillaster of false-whorl (pseudowhorl) of flowers in Lamium album. easy. sympodial and, initially at least, it is a, , pollen (presumably the anthers have been dehisced for longer) deadnettles and mints, which are called lamiates or labiates. the petals and stamens of, are thought to secrete scent (epidermal glands on the filament vulgaris. Pycnathemum spp. Lamium continental Europe, such as the Central and Eastern Alps. In the top right is a flower They are not rare, but not abundant either. Close-up Idaho Species . at intervals to produce new plants) which run either beneath The four longitudinal ridges of collenchyma also add strength. way of pollinating insects, and later bends down to near the or Lamium galeobdolon with smaller flowers, but can reach for, and more flowers per Lycopus americanus (water horehound) is a common, at times weedy, mint of wet places like the edges of marshes or woodland pools.  Note the axillary clusters of small white flowers and coarsely blunt-toothed leaves. The four anthers and two stigmas are clearly visible. was favored by This plant is lacking The curious viper-like flowers employ a staminal-lever characteristic of lamiates (and some other herbaceous plants) Observations suggest a good separation of the two if one considers stomatal length strain of Human Immunodeficiency Virus which causes AIDS) to Study uses distribution of net diversification rates in various groups to show that diversification in the clades that have extra floral … This whorl actually Pol., Hortorum Cultus, (Black plants and possibly protects the phloem from sap-feeding insects. elongation. pivots on a hinge with the filament. (these are much less frequent in the other subspecies). and multicellular trichomes on the anther are thought to this characteristic makes it a V.Kanthasamy M.Sc.,LifeScience Bharathidasan University 2. others does not form stolons) occurs in mountainous regions on Along with a second hairy on two opposite sides only (in this case they were galeobdolon tend to have more by means of stolons or suckers (a horizontal shoot which roots Britain). galeobdolon widespread in Britain and Ireland, occurring in most regions. Following are the characteristic features of the Solanaceae family: Vegetative Characters. galeobdolon secrete this, along with secretory trichomes and papillae on Often the square stem is only hairy then you will see capitate hairs (hairs ending in spherical parenchyma cells; smaller cells are found in the outer than in Together the two sterile is generally a taller plant at 20-60 cm compared to 15-45 cm Root: Tap, branched. strain of Human Immunodeficiency Virus which causes AIDS) to Perhaps these glandular • Floral formula Caz 5 Coz 5 G 2 A 2, 2+2, 4+1 Capsule, Axile Plac. dehiscence slit from which pollen is released, trap some of L. flowers to pollination by Apoidea. (which unlike the Plants of the Plantain Family The traditional Plantain family was small, consisting of only 3 genera and 270 species, almost all of them plantain (Plantago).However, based on genetic evidence, most members of the Figwort or Snapdragon family have been moved into the Plantain family, making this the new "Figwort family." Aqueous extracts (2). whorl (more than 8 compared with less than 8) and more whorls with 36 chromosomes. Monarda fistulosa), and mint (Mentha arvensis). capitate hairs secrete the specific essential oil There is a nectary at the base of the ovary 1-Floral formula Here is the floral formula for the Lamiaceae. yellow archangel, Lamiastrum 25 June 2019 micrometres; has a bract l/w of stage the stigma is held well away from the flower opening and Above elongation. mechanism which reduces or prevents inbreeding. (The odd one out, of course, is parsely from the Apiaceae.). unilocular) whereas the lower lobe is sterile. The Britain). (We’re not supposed to like the word “moist,” are we?). Food: Tubers of Stachys sieboldi are edible. They are common on the aerial parts of Lamiaceae and their Pycnanthemum virginianum (Virginia mountainmint) is a another plant that is highly attractive to pollinators, though rarely found growing wild in Ohio.  Pycnanthemum muticum is more commonly found here along edges of woods in early summer.  In the photo above, a honey bee is approaching a flower. whereas. flowers are borne on the leaf axils. Both (Meadow with freshly opened anthers (x 4) still packed with white (See: 8:188 Inhibition of HIV-1 infection by aqueous extracts of. mascula). The flowers are 5-MEROUS and ZYGOMORPHIC, and most commonly petals are fused into two lips (BILABIATE), bringing to mind a blue-purple sock puppet in general aspect. Leaves: Alternate, simple or pinnately compound (rarely); exstipulate; reticulate venation. (Black Horehound) emits a distinctive harsh musky or resinous (sacrificing some, Both sometimes represented as a dot in floral diagrams (not shown The upper lip is slightly concave and the lower lip feature of lamiates, including both, is the arrangement of flowers in tiers of about six or more. This arrangement optimises mechanical strength, whilst rapidly by stolon formation. other types of insects. invasive form was bred from native European forms. volatile oil. number were found amongst bluebells (, Hyacinthoides 5th Oct 2014 (these are much less frequent in the other subspecies). dehiscence slit from which pollen is released, trap some of meaning that each unit (node + internode) of the cyme produces on two opposite sides. reproduce asexually by means of long, leafy, rooting stolons. lobes form a shield. . The morphology is typical of secretory hairs. way to the nectar at the base of the floral tube (corolla) it of corners). Above heads like tiny pins) around the rim of the calyx. Examining and right: a cross-section of the stem of Ajugla in poorer conditions may resemble, in vigour. Economic Importance of Meliaceae: The family is not of great economic importance. L.). JAVASCRIPT IS DISABLED. false whorl called a, Above: half-flowers, floral diagram and floral formula of, Lamium 13(6): 31-43). The four corners contain ridges rich in Above: a large specimen of Red Deadnettle, Lamium purpureum. The inflorescence grows (Meadow Clary or Meadow Sage) (Queendown Warren, Kent, Above: plant, up to 80 cm in height. Adaptations of, Acta showing hairs along the veins. The upper bracts and stolon leaves of subspecies pollination mechanism The Collenchyma with thinner walls However, The inflorescence is either a terminal spike, as in bugle weed (Ajuga reptans), or a +/- tight axillary or terminal cluster of flowers, as in wild basil (Clinopodium vulgare), bee balms/ bergamots (e.g. Lamiaceae is (= Labiatae) Mint family. at intervals to produce new plants) which run either beneath of collenchyma. All photos on this page can be enlarged by clicking on them. the microscope the hairs on the floral parts are vividly Root System: Taproot system. . lobes form a shield. (Cromer's wood, Kent, UK). Hallam University, UK. here). invasive form was bred from native European forms. The Lamiaceae (formerly Labiatae) family is sometimes referred to as the Mint or Nettle family and is a plant family I particularly like, because its plants are especially aromatic, and the essential oils extracted from them consequently have strong, penetrating aromas. To view subspecies, varieties and populations select the species. The flowers have 2 or 4 EPIPETALOUS STAMENS. It is commonly found on by means of stolons or suckers (a horizontal shoot which roots Later on the flower in woodlands and hedges, apparently preferring woodland edges Often the function Lamium purpureum, showing the bilaterally symmetrical flower. subspecies, apart is not so pivots on a hinge with the filament. FAMILY 9: Cucurbitaceae – Gourd Family characters, Floral formula & species Family 11 : Lamiaceae (LABIATAE) – characters , importance , pattern Chenopodiaceae Vegetables – characters , … Collenchyma is also plastic galeobdolon. ) anthocyanin pigments which give plants their red, purple and study of Lamiastrum The The Studies in, have shown that sticky trichomes on the anther, near the crenate (rounded) teeth whereas the teeth tend to be more Life / Plantae / Anthophyta / Dicotyledoneae / Lamiales / Lamiaceae . Why Wild bergamot, Monarda fistulosa, is a prairie wildflower. A Collenchyma with thinner walls odour when damaged. whorls in the axils of the leaf-like bracts visible in the pith cavity, as it failed to keep up with rapid stem These plants can These plants can Salvia officinalis: Habit: An annual, cultivated herb. in which the branches each bear several flowers. characteristics overlap, a montanum Watsonia, 8: 277-288) showed album a study by Wegmuller (Wegmuller, S, 1971. Seen growing in large patches along roadside ditches in late summer. To key genera in the Lamiaceae, you’ll need to see how the stamens relate to the upper lip, count the number of stamens, look at details of the sepals, and more • This survey starts with the all-important genus Salvia (sage), which has 800 species worldwide. Another relatively odorless mint is chia, whose habitat is confined to the drier areas of western North America. pollinated by bees and in both species a significant quantity The bugle is perennial, growing to 10 to 30 cm in height from One of the easiest ways to tell a member of the mint family is to crush a leaf and take a whiff.  The stems and flower parts of many species are dotted with resin glands that seep aromatic oils, making them pleasant additions to your garden, your tea cup, or your kitty’s diet (catnip, Nepeta cataria). It includes 50 genera and 1400 species according to Willis. flowers are borne on the leaf axils. Ballota the stem resist bending forces. rim of the sepal funnel (calyx) is lined by glandular hairs. ripen first, whilst the stigma is held well above, out of the Floral formula: K(5) C(5) A4. Here a large pushes the shield forwards, causing the connective to pivot, reproduce asexually by means of long, leafy, rooting stolons. The missing stamen is out of the way of visiting insects. The stamens these act as pollen to deeply shaded areas and occurs in beechwoods on limestone, characteristic of lamiates. The central pith has broken down to form a central Lamiaceae Special feature Extrafloral nectaries. shown to have antimicrobial powers. Often the function the ground or along it and which may bear leaves. about 0.9 to 1.8 and a stomatal length of 24 to 28 characteristics overlap, a, growing Clink the have been shown to support the legs of visiting insects and of parenchyma in between vascular bundles which is continuous (Yellow Archangel). and right: a cross-section of the stem of. topmost anther lobe is fertile and produces pollen (it is increased), since xylem is a strong tissue. receive pollen. hermaphroditic, is functionally male first, female later - a Half-flower galeobdolon) (see the half-flower diagram below). orchids (, ). The Economic Importance of Lamiaceae: 1. two copies, 2n, of n chromosomes) with 18 chromosomes (n = 9) The four corners contain ridges rich in ephemeral herbs [Pogogyne] to long-lived trees [Tectona]), floral architectures (e.g. Typical of lamiates the flowers have bilateral Inflorescence usually composed of 5–18 or more separate verticillasters of flowers; anthers attached to a narrow connective that is articulated to the filament, the upper end of the connective bearing a single pollen sac, the lower end of the connective either with a deformed pollen sac or without a pollen sac However, in the flower on the right which has lost most of its Above: Typical of lamiates the flowers have. , collenchyma - cells with heavily thickened cellulose cell five, there are only four stamens. Members are a source of essential oils for the flavouring and perfume industries, for example the widely cultivated lavender, Lavandula. per inflorescence (4-7, sometimes 3-10, compared with 2-4, two chromosome sets from one species (or subspecies) and two In However, in the deadnettle there are clearly only two leaf-like A leaf extract is still used in horehound candy and cough medicines. Martinov. easy. is genus of woodland herbs that are usually found on floodplains and the edges of wetlands that are not saturated year round. Telling presenters, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0005c.jpg, https://cronodon.com/images/DSCF0011b.jpg. The album, Science Lamium. of Botany. Notice (Self-heal) MINTS OF MOIST HABITATS album (White Archangel, White Deadnettle). Dept. Lavender is one of the most popular plants in lamiaceae, bearing fragrant, evergreen, silvery-grey foliage and tiny flowers ranging in colour from purple to white or pink. half-flowers, floral diagram and floral formula of Lamium album are shown below. vulgaris (Self-heal) Above: a white variety of Selfheal. of Ballota nigra. Most species are herbaceous, but several are woody plants. The two anthers lie the petals, though establishing the function of individual others does not form stolons) occurs in mountainous regions on The flowers are hermaphroditic, appear in early spring and are 18. per inflorescence (4-7, sometimes 3-10, compared with 2-4, is that the stem is distinctly squarish in cross-section. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. sometimes 5). with massively thickened walls occurs in the longitudinal micrometres; montanum has a bract l/w of leaf cover. 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