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30. Isodon grandifolius (Handel-Mazzetti) H. Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 60: 234. 1985.

大叶香茶菜 da ye xiang cha cai

Shrubs much branched, 1.2-1.8 m tall. Branches densely stellate tomentose, glabrescent. Stem leaves opposite; petiole 1-2.5 cm, densely yellow stellate tomentose; leaf blade triangular-ovate to oblong, rarely obovate, 3-8 × 1-2.5 cm, papery, rugulose, adaxially olive green, densely stellate pilose, abaxially densely stellate tomentose, base rounded to truncate-rounded, margin crenulate, apex acute to subobtuse. Panicles terminal or axillary, pyramidal, very compact; cymes sessile or pedunculate. Pedicel 1-2 mm, tomentose. Calyx campanulate, ca. 2.5 mm; teeth subequal, ca. 1/2 as long as calyx, triangular, apex acuminate. Corolla pale blue, 6-7 mm, straight, limb sparsely stellate pilose outside. Stamens exserted. Style exserted. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Sep.

* Thickets, meadows, along water courses; 2700-3300 m. Sichuan, Yunnan

1 Leaves ovate-lanceolate, rarely obovate; cymes sessile   30a var. grandifolius
+ Leaves triangular-ovate to oblong; cymes ± pedunculate   30b var. atuntzeensis

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