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32. Elsholtzia feddei H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 9: 218. 1911.

高原香薷 gao yuan xiang ru

Elsholtzia feddei f. heterophylla C. Y. Wu & S. C. Huang; E. feddei f. remotibracteata C. Y. Wu & S. C. Huang; E. feddei f. robusta C. Y. Wu & S. C. Huang.

Herbs 3-20 cm tall. Stems branched from base; branches prostrate or ascending, pubescent. Petiole 2-8 mm, pubescent; leaf blade ovate to oblong, sometimes obovate, 0.4-2.4 cm × 3-14 mm, densely pubescent, sometimes purplish abaxially, sparsely or obscurely glandular, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin crenate, apex obtuse. Spikes 1-1.5 cm, secund; verticillasters many flowered; rachis white villous; bracts circular, ca. 3 × 3 mm, margin ciliate, apex mucronate, villous especially on veins abaxially, glabrous adaxially, purple veined. Pedicel white villous. Calyx tubular, ca. 2 mm, white villous outside; teeth lanceolate-subulate, ciliate; anterior teeth longer, apex spinescent. Corolla rose-purple, ca. 8 mm, villous, sparsely glandular outside; tube funnelform; upper lip emarginate, margin ciliate; lower lip ± spreading, middle lobe circular, margin entire; lateral lobes arcuate. Nutlets dark brown, oblong, ca. 1 mm. Fl. and fr. Sep-Nov.

* Grassy hills, valleys, forests; 500-3200 m. Gansu, Hebei, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan

Used medicinally.


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