Lepechinia calycina

Lepechinia calycina
Lepechinia calycina


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Salviinae
Genus: Lepechinia
Species: Lepechinia calycina


Lepechinia calycina (Benth.) Epling (1935)


  • Basionym
    • Sphacele calycina Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 568 (1834).
  • Homotypic
    • Alguelagum calycinum (Benth.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 512 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Sphacele calycina var. glabella A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 365 (1878).
    • Sphacele calycina var. wallacei A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 365 (1878).
    • Sphacele gracilis Eastw., Zoe 5: 83 (1900).
    • Sphacele blochmanae Eastw., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 30: 495 (1903).
    • Sphacele calycina var. gracilis (Eastw.) Jeps., Man. Fl. Pl. Calif.: 876 (1925).
    • Lepechinia calycina var. glabella (A.Gray) Epling ex Munz, Man. S. Calif. Bot.: 447 (1935).
    • Lepechinia calycina var. wallacei (A.Gray) Epling ex Munz, Man. S. Calif. Bot.: 447 (1935).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

English: Pitchersage, woodbalm
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