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11. Chelonopsis pseudobracteata C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 152. 1965.

假具苞铃子香 jia ju bao ling zi xiang

Chelonopsis pseudobracteata var. rubra C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li.

Shrubs 0.5-1.5 m tall. Branches robust, striate, densely bristly, finely glandular pilose. Petiole 4-5 cm, robust, densely bristly, finely glandular pilose; leaf blade ovate, 6-8 × 3.5-5 cm, sparsely bristly, finely white pilose along veins adaxially, base shallowly cordate, margin callose crenate to sometimes double callose crenate, apex acuminate. Cymes axillary or subterminal, densely bristly, finely glandular pilose, solitary or paired, 3-7-flowered; peduncle 2-4 cm; bracts leaflike, linear to lanceolate, 1-3 cm, bristly, not covering cymes. Pedicel 1-2.5 cm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 1.6 cm in flower, to 2.3 cm in fruit, pilose along veins outside and on throat inside; teeth 5, narrowly triangular, anterior 2 slightly larger, 6-7 mm, apex cuspidate-acuminate, reflexed. Corolla yellow or reddish to scarlet, ca. 3.6 cm, projected, slightly saccate above middle, ca. 1 cm wide at throat, finely pilose at apex outside, glabrous inside; upper lip ca. 3 mm, entire; middle lobe of lower lip ca. 5 mm, emarginate, lateral lobes ca. 2 mm. Posterior filaments finely pilose, anterior filaments puberulent only at base. Style subequally 2-cleft. Nutlets brownish, ellipsoid, ca. 10 × 5 mm, winged, flattened, finely veined. Fl. Sep-Nov, fr. Nov.

* Forests, grassy areas, thickets in valleys, forest margins; 1300-2300 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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