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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Neoeplingia
Ramamoorthy, Hiriart & Medrano
Species: N. leucophylloides
Binomial name
Neoeplingia leucophylloides
Ramamoorthy, Hiriart & Medrano

Neoeplingia is a genus of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family, first described in 1982. It contains only one known species, Neoeplingia leucophylloide, endemic to the State of Hidalgo in central Mexico.[1]

N. leucophylloides has been transferred to Lepechinia.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Drew, Bryan T. Sytsma, Kenneth J. 2011. Testing the Monophyly and Placement of Lepechinia in the Tribe Mentheae (Lamiaceae). Systematic Botany, 36: 1038-1049.
  3. ^ Drew, Bryan T.; Cacho, N. Ivalú; Sytsma, Kenneth J. 2014. The transfer of two rare monotypic genera, Neoeplingia and Chaunostoma, to Lepechinia (Lamiaceae), and notes on their conservation. Taxon, Volume 63, Number 4, pp. 831-842(12)