Lamium purpureum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-40cm
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering March - September (Earliest: 4.3)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Barlerin, Lamalbide
Methyl Esters Shanzhiside

Biotopes:
Meadows

Around Buildings
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Aglais urticae
Seed Dispersal:
Formicidae
Parasites:
Ramularia lamiicola

Neoerysiphe galeopsidis

Amauromyza labiatarum

Liriomyza strigata

Dasineura lamiicola

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Possible Parasites:
Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Autographa pulchrina

Noctua fimbriata Larva

Diaphora mendica

Pseudopanthera macularia

Chrysolina fastuosa
Possible Herbivores:
Callimorpha dominula

Phragmatobia fuliginosa Larva

Celypha lacunana

Cnephasia incertana

Autographa gamma

Hoplodrina octogenaria Larva

Udea prunalis Larva

Tenthredo atra Larva

Phyllobius oblongus Larva
Sapivores:
Aphis frangulae
Possible Sapivores:
Tingis pilosa

Evacanthus interruptus
Granivores:
Perizoma alchemillata Larva
Possible Granivores:
Liocoris tripustulatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Red Dead-nettle


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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