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1. Lophanthus chinensis Bentham, Edward's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1282. 1829.

扭藿香 niu huo xiang

Stems branched, pubescent, glandular. Petiole short; leaf blade ovate, 1.5-3 × 1-2.5 cm, ± pubescent, glandular, base rounded to cordate, margin crenate, apex obtuse to rounded. Cymes 3-6- or more flowered; peduncle ca. 1 cm to almost absent; bracts linear-lanceolate. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 7-9 mm; limb dilated, 15-veined, pubescent, glandular, pilose annulate inside; teeth subequal, ovate, apex acute. Corolla 1.7-2 cm, pubescent; tube exserted, throat dilated; middle lobe of apparent upper lip circular, apex emarginate, lateral lobes small; lobes of apparent lower lip elliptic-oblong. Anterior stamens exserted. Fl. Oct.

Slopes. Xinjiang [Mongolia, Russia]

A report of this species from Hebei may be incorrect since no specimens from this province have been seen.


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