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Lagochilus pungens Schrenk


Description from Flora of China

Lagochilopsis pungens (Schrenk) Knorring.

Herbs perennial. Stems numerous, 15-25 cm, branched, base woody, spreading hairy. Leaves leathery, cuneate, 3-5-lobed, glabrous, glandular; lobes triangular or circular, apical spine 2-2.5 mm. Verticillasters 6-10-flowered; bracteoles 7-12 mm, linear-subulate, sparsely spreading hairy. Calyx tubular-campanulate; teeth triangular, 3-5 mm, anterior teeth shorter than posterior teeth, ca. 1/2 as long as to longer than tube, apical spine ca. 2.5 mm; tube sparsely hairy toward base. Corolla reddish, ca. 2 × as long as calyx; upper lip lobes linear; middle lobe of lower lip with 2 broadly ovate lobules, lateral lobes ovate-triangular. Stamens nearly as long as corolla. Nutlets smooth. Fl. May-Jul.

Hilly or desert grasslands dominated by Artemisia. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Mongolia].


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