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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Lamioideae
Tribus: Marrubieae
Genus: Acanthoprasium
Species: A. frutescens – A. integrifolium

Acanthoprasium (Benth.) Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. 9: 166 (1840).


Ballota sect. Acanthoprasium Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 598 (1834).
Typus: Acanthoprasium frutescens (L.) Spenn.
Acanthoprasium (Benth.) Spenn. in T.Nees, Gen. Fl. Germ. 2: [no page number]. 1843, nom. illeg., isonym.

Native distribution areas:

Southwestern Europe
Southeastern Europe
Western Asia

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

Spach, É. 1840. Histoire Naturelle des Végétaux. Phanérogames 9: 166. BHL

Additional references

Bendiksby, M., Thorbek, L., Scheen, A.-C., Lindqvist, C. & Ryding, P.O. 2011. An updated phylogeny and classification of Lamiaceae subfamily Lamioideae. Taxon 60(2): 471–484. DOI: 10.1002/tax.602015 ResearchGate Reference page.
Siadati, S., Salmaki, Y., Mehrvarz, S.S., Heubl, G. & Weigend, M. 2018. Untangling the generic boundaries in tribe Marrubieae (Lamiaceae: Lamioideae) using nuclear and plastid DNA sequences. Taxon 67(4): 770–783. DOI: 10.12705/674.6 ResearchGate Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acanthoprasium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 April 6. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Acanthoprasium. Published online. Accessed: 6 April 2020.

Acanthoprasium is a genus in the family Lamiaceae which is found in Cyprus, Italy, France. It contains the species Acanthoprasium frutescens (L.) Spenn., Acanthoprasium integrifolium (Benth.) Ryding.[1][2]


"Acanthoprasium (Benth.) Spach | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 2020-09-22.
"Taxonomy browser (Acanthoprasium)". Retrieved 2020-09-22.

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