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5. Elsholtzia eriocalyx C. Y. Wu & S. C. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 338. 1974.

毛萼香薷 mao e xiang ru

Subshrubs 1.5-2 m tall. Branches subcylindric, brown-purple when dry, floccose-pilose. Petiole 1-3 mm; leaf blade elliptic to oblong, 4-12 × 1.5-4.5 cm, adaxially puberulent or subglabrous, abaxially puberulent or tomentose, glandular, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin crenate-serrate, apex acute; lateral veins 4- or 5-paired, prominent abaxially. Spikes 5-8 × ca. 1.5 cm, densely lanate-pilose; verticillasters 8-10-flowered; bracts oblong to ovate-lanceolate, 4-7 × 1-1.5 mm. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 2 mm, densely lanate-pilose, yellowish glandular outside, glabrous except for slightly puberulent teeth inside, margin ciliolate; teeth lanceolate, equal. Corolla yellow-white, ca. 7 mm, pubescent, glandular outside, hairy annulate inside; tube funnelfrom, throat to 2 mm wide; upper lip emarginate; middle lobe of lower lip circular, margin entire; lateral lobes smaller, semicircular. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Sep-Oct.

* Grasslands, thicket margins, forests, hills; 2700-3400 m. Sichuan, Yunnan

1 Leaves puberulent abaxially   5a var. eriocalyx
+ Leaves densely white lanate-tomentose abaxially   5b var. tomentosa

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