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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Gontscharovia
Species: G. popovii
Binomial name
Gontscharovia popovii
(B.Fedtsch. & Gontsch.) Boriss.
  • Satureja popovii B.Fedtsch. & Gontsch.
  • Micromeria gontscharovii Vved.
  • Micromeria popovii (B.Fedtsch. & Gontsch.) Vved.
  • Micromeria afghanica Freitag

Gontscharovia is a genus of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family, first described in 1953. It contains only one known species, Gontscharovia popovii, native to the mountains of south-central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kashmir).[1]