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Phlomis kansuensis C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Stems ca. 36 cm tall, sparsely retrorse bristly, densely bristly on nodes and just below flowers. Leaves sparsely bristly. Petiole of basal leaves 1-6 cm, others 0.6-1.1 cm, sparsely retrorse bristly; basal leaf blade ovate-triangular to ovate, 3-5 × 2.8-3.3 cm, base cordate, margin deeply crenate or dentate, apex rounded to acute; stem leaves 1-paired, blade ovate-lanceolate, ca. 4 × 2 cm, base broadly cuneate, margin irregularly dentate, apex acute. Verticillasters solitary, apical, many flowered; floral leaves lanceolate, ca. 4.5 × 1.2 cm, base cuneate, margin irregularly remote dentate, apex acuminate; bracts linear-subulate, 6-10 mm, margin ciliate, spinescent. Calyx tubular-campanulate, ca. 14 × 6 mm, dusty puberulent outside except for sparsely bristly veins; teeth spines spreading, 4-5.5 mm; sinus teeth tufted hairy, apex puberulent. Corolla reddish, ca. 1.9 cm, pilose; tube glabrous outside, villous annulate inside; upper lip ca. 9 mm, margin denticulate, pilose outside, densely bearded inside; lower lip ca. 7 × 8 mm, middle lobe largest, broadly obovate; lateral lobes circular-ovate. Stamens included, puberulent; posterior filament appendages reflexed, lingulate. Nutlets sparsely scaly. Fl. Jun.

* Montane steppes; ca. 2600 m. Gansu.


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