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30. Dracocephalum palmatoides C. Y. Wu & W. T. Wang, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 65(2): 593. 1977.

掌叶青兰 zhang ye qing lan

Rhizomes ca. 3 mm in diam. Stems numerous, densely spreading or retrorse white pubescent, fertile 2-3 cm, sterile 1.2-2 cm. Leaves ± palmately 5-pinnatipartite to slightly more than 1/2 its length; petiole slightly shorter to longer than blade, silky villous; leaf blade broadly triangular-ovate, 3-5 × 3.5-6 mm, adaxially silky-pubescent, abaxially densely white sericeous-tomentulous, base cordate to subtruncate; lobes narrowly elliptic, apex rounded to obtuse, margin involute. Verticillasters in terminal capitula 0.9-1.4 cm; bracts purple-red, elliptic to elliptic-obovate, 6-10 × 2.5-4 mm, margin pubescent, ciliate, entire or with 1 or 2 lanceolate to ovate or triangular serrations, apex acute to spinescent-acuminate with spines 0.5-1 mm. Calyx campanulate-tubular, ca. 8 mm, pubescent, ciliate, 2-lipped to 1/2 its length; upper lip teeth divisions to 2/3 of lip, teeth triangular-ovate, apex acute-acuminate; middle tooth of upper lip to 1.5 × as wide as lateral teeth; lower lip teeth divisions to 3/4 of lip, teeth lanceolate to broadly-lanceolate. Corolla ca. 1.1 cm, densely fine pubescent, apically villous near margin, lower lip glabrous. Fl. Jul.

* Slopes. Xinjiang (Toli Xian)

Related in the original description to Dracocephalum palmatum Stephan (Siberia) but apparently closer to the following two species.


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