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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Lamiaceae | Elsholtzia

Elsholtzia pygmaea W. W. Smith


Description from Flora of China

Herbs annual. Stems 2.5-7 cm, closely strigose except for glabrous base, densely leaved. Petiole 2-3 mm; leaf blade linear to linear-lanceolate, 1-1.5 cm × 2 mm, minutely sca-brous, abaxially often purplish, base attenuate, margin obscurely remote serrate, apex obtuse. Spikes usually solitary, secund; bracts obovate, ca. 4 × 2.5 mm, dark purple, margin ciliate, apex cuspidate, pubescent abaxially. Calyx tubular, ca. 2 mm, sparsely minutely pilose, margin white ciliate; teeth triangular, as long as tube. Corolla deep rose-purple, paler at base, salverform, ca. 8 mm, sparsely minutely pilose. Stamens and style exserted from corolla (specimens not seen).

* Yunnan (Lijiang Xian).


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