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Holocheila longipedunculata S. Chow


Description from Flora of China

Teucrium holocheilum W. E. Evans.

Stems 20-30 cm tall, spreading hirsute with hairs to 2 mm. Petiole 2.5-5.5 cm, glandular hirsute; leaf blades of mid stem and upper leaves circular, 2.2-4.9 × 2.5-4.7 cm, hirsute, base truncate to subcordate, margin crenate, apex obtuse; leaf blade of basal leaves broadly circular to reniform, smaller. Cymes corymbose, 7-13-flowered; peduncle ca. 2 cm; bracts obovate-lanceolate to linear, margin entire, basal bracts margin 1- or 2-serrate and 5-8 × 1-2 mm. Calyx hirsute, pilose inside, ca. 5 × 2.5 mm, tube ca. 2.4 mm; upper teeth ovate-triangular, apically acute, middle lobe largest; lower teeth triangular-subulate, straight, shorter than lateral lobes. Corolla rose, to 1.2 cm; tube ca. 1 cm, ca. 1.2 mm wide at middle, long exserted; upper lip ca. 1 × 3 mm; lower lip spatulate, concave, apex rounded, ca. 6 × 4.5 mm, slightly declinate. Anterior stamens ca. 4 mm. Ovary glabrous. Nutlet ca. 0.9 × 1 mm, black, hairy, finely pitted, areole basal-central and concave. Fl. Mar-May, fr. May-Jun.

* Mixed and bamboo forests, shady thickets, grasslands; 1600-2200 m. Yunnan.


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