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Phyllostegia micrantha H. St. John

Small Phyllostegia (Phyllostegia micrantha)

The Small Phyllostegia was described in 1987, it is known only from the type that was collected in 1910 at a place named Popouwela on the eastern side of the Wai’anae mountains on the island of O’ahu, Hawai’i Islands.

The species is the smallest in its genus, it has small, elliptic, hirsute, 6 to 10 cm long leaves, the calyx of its flowers was only about 0,26 cm long. [1]



[1] Warren L. Wagner: Nomenclator and review of Phyllostegia (Lamiaceae). Novon 9(2): 265-279. 1999


edited: 24.09.2019