Key for Dicliptera Juss.

1Flowers usually solitary, borne in slender interrupted simple or branched often unilateral spikes; cymule bracts lanceolate, about 5 x 1 mm
1'Flowers borne in axils of 2-4-or more branched cymes; cymule bracts elliptic, elliptic-obovate, ovate, or suborbicular, acuminate and mucronate to cuspidate-mucronate at apex, 10-16 x 4-10 mm
2Cymes 4- or more branched in axils of leaf-like bracts, becoming crowded and confluent upwards to form a dense terminal inflorescence of 4-6 cm long, peduncle 5 mm long or less
2'Cymes mostly 2- or 3-branched, axillary, solitary or paired, 1.5-2 cm long, peduncle 5-16 mm long
3Cymule bracts elliptic to ovate, 12-14 x 4-6.5 mm, acuminate and mucronate at apex, margin ciliate with trichomes 1.5-2 mm long; corolla purple, glabrous except hirtellous medial portion and outer surface of lips
3'Cymule bracts ovate to suborbiculate, 10-12 x 7.5-10 mm, cuspidate-mucronulate at apex, margin ciliate with trichomes 0.75-1 mm long; corolla violet or mauve, finely and rather densely pilosulous except basal portion