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2. Kinostemon alborubrum (Hemsley) C. Y. Wu & S. Chow, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 247. 1965.

粉红动蕊花 fen hong dong rui hua

Teucrium alborubrum Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26: 311. 1890.

Plants rhizomatous. Stems ascending, over 1 m tall, much branched, finely striate apically, densely spreading white pilose. Petiole 4-12 mm; leaf blade ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 3-6 × 1-2 cm, pilose, veins densely villous abaxially, base broadly cuneate to cuneate-decurrent, margin irregularly dentate, apex short acuminate to caudate-acuminate. Verticillasters widely spaced, secund, in terminal and axillary thyrses 3-6 cm; bracts ca. 1/2 as long as pedicel, pilose. Pedicel 3-4 mm, puberulent. Calyx ca. 4 × 4 mm, pilose outside, pilose annulate at throat, tube ca. 2 mm; middle tooth of upper lip oblate, ca. 1.7 mm in diam., apex acute; lateral teeth ovate, ca. 1/2 as long as middle tooth; lower lip teeth triangular-subulate, slightly longer than upper lip, ca. 2 mm. Corolla reddish, ca. 1.1 cm, lanate-villous, with yellow glands outside, glabrous inside; tube to 7 × 1.7 mm, slightly dilated at throat; limb spreading almost at a right angle to tube, lobes of upper lip oblate, ca. 1 × 2 mm; middle lobe of lower lip oblong, ca. 4 × 2 mm, concave, apex rounded; lateral lobes ovate, ca. 1.2 mm. Style greatly exserted. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jul.

* Hilly grasslands. Hubei, Sichuan.


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