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21. Salvia mairei H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 532. 1913.

东川鼠尾草 dong chuan shu wei cao

Salvia calthaefolia H. Léveillé; S. leclerei H. Léveillé.

Plants perennial. Stems 1 to few, 20-40 cm, erect to ascending, densely brown villous. Stem leaves 1 or 2 pairs; petiole 6.5 cm to obsolete; leaf blade cordate-ovate to subhastate-ovate, 3.5-5(-8) × ca. 1.8-5(-8) cm, finely corrugate, adaxially densely villous, abaxially densely pubescent, sparsely brown glandular, base cordate to subhastate, margin irregularly crenate, apex acute to obtuse. Inflorescences densely brownish villous, glandular pilose; verticillasters 4-flowered, in terminal racemes or panicles 8-11 cm; lower bracts leaflike, gradually reduced upward, broadly ovate, shorter than calyx. Pedicel 3-4 mm. Calyx campanulate, ca. 1.2 cm, villous mainly on veins, sparsely glandular pilose, 2-lipped to ca. 1/3 its length; upper lip ± semicircular, ca. 5 × 7 mm, strongly 2-toothed; teeth triangular-ovate, 3-4 mm, apex acute. Corolla violet or purple, 1.5-1.8 cm; tube adaxially gradually dilated, slightly longer than calyx, pilose, pilose annulate inside; upper lip obcordate, ca. 5 mm, densely white bearded; middle lobe of lower lip cordate-orbicular, margin shallowly undulate; lateral lobes broadly ovate, ciliate. Filaments ca. 6 mm; connectives ca. 2 mm, slightly curved. Style exserted. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Hillsides. Yunnan.


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