Ajuga L.

2 species in Aust. (1 native, 1 naturalized); Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

Perennial or annual herbs. Leaves decussate, simple entire, toothed or lobed. Inflorescence leafy, thryse-like . Calyx 5-lobed, lobes equal. Corolla 2-lipped, the upper lip much reduced. Stamens 4, style gynobasic stigma shortly bifid.