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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: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Nepetinae
Genus: Lallemantia
Species: L. baldshuanica – L. canescens - L. iberica – L. peltata – L. royleana

Lallemantia Fisch. & C.A.Mey., Index Seminum (LE) 6: 52 (1840)
Type species: Not designated.


Fischer, F.E.L. von & Meyer, C.A. von (1840) Index Seminum [St. Petersburg] 6: 52.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Lallemantia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 July 4. Reference page. 2014. Lallemantia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 July 4.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Lallemantia. Published online. Accessed: July 4 2014.

Vernacular names
suomi: Kormikit

Lallemantia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae. It is named after the German botanist Julius Léopold Eduard Avé-Lallemant.

There are five species in the genus. They are native to central and southwestern Asia.[1][2] They are annual or biennial herbs. They have been used for various purposes. Lallemantia iberica is cultivated as an oilseed crop.[3]


Lallemantia baldshuanica Gontsch. - Iran, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan
Lallemantia canescens (L.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey. - Turkey, Iran, Caucasus
Lallemantia iberica (M.Bieb.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey. - Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Caucasus, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel
Lallemantia peltata (L.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey. - Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Caucasus; Oregon and Wyoming USA (introduced)[4]
Lallemantia royleana (Benth.) Benth. - Western Siberia, Central Asia, Xinjiang, Pakistan, Kashmir, Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf sheikdoms


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Flora of China Vol. 17 Page 133 扁柄草属 bian bing cao shu Lallemantia Fischer & C. A. Meyer, Index Sem. Hort. Petrop. 6: 52. 1840.
Dınç, M., et al. (2009). Micromorphological studies of Lallemantia L.(Lamiaceae) species growing in Turkey. Acta Biologica Cracoviensia. Series Botanica. 51(1), 45-54.
"Lallemantia peltata". County-level distribution map from the North American Plant Atlas (NAPA). Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2019.

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