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10. Chelonopsis bracteata W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 92. 1916.

具苞铃子香 ju bao ling zi xiang

Chelonopsis odontochila Diels subsp. bracteata (W. Smith) Kudo.

Shrubs 0.5-1.5 m tall. Branches densely spreading bristly, finely glandular pilose. Petiole 3-5 cm, robust, bristly, finely glandular pilose; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate-ovate, with 1-3 lobes at base, 7-10 × 3.5-6 cm, sparsely bristly, finely pilose along veins adaxially, base shallowly cordate, margin crenate-serrate, apex acuminate. Cymes bristly, finely glandular pilose, solitary or paired, 3-flowered; peduncle 3-5 cm; bracts green or reddish, conspicuous, leaflike, lanceolate, to 2.5 cm, bristly, nearly covering calyx in flower. Pedicel 2-5 mm. Calyx ca. 2 cm, densely fine glandular pilose, sparsely bristly; teeth 5, triangular, 5-6 mm, subequal, apex mucronate-acuminate. Corolla dark rose, 2.5-3 × 1.2 cm wide at throat, subglabrous outside; upper lip ca. 2 × 4 mm; middle lobe of lower lip ca. 6 × 7 mm, mar-gin undulate, lateral lobes ca. 4 × 5 mm. Filaments pube-rulent. Ovary dark brown, glabrous. Style equally 2-cleft. Fl. Oct-Nov.

* Dry thickets in valleys; 2000-2400 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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