Lycopus amplectens

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Lycopus amplectens


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: Lycopinae
Genus: Lycopus
Species: Lycopus amplectens


Lycopus amplectens Raf., Autik. Bot.: 115 (1840).


  • Heterotypic
    • Lycopus europaeus var. sessilifolius A.Gray, Manual, ed. 5: 345 (1867).
    • Lycopus sessilifolius (A.Gray) A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8: 285 (1870).
    • Lycopus pubens Britton ex Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.: 1049 (1903).
    • Lycopus amplectens var. pubens (Britton ex Small) Fernald, Rhodora 46: 452 (1944).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode I., South Carolina

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • 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 names[edit]

English: clasping water horehound
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