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Salvia weihaiensis C. Y. Wu et H. W Li


Description from Flora of China

Herbs. Stems erect, ca. 25 cm, densely pilose. Petiole of basal leaves 2-2.5 cm; leaf blade simple, oblong, 6.5-7 × 3.2-3.7 cm, subglabrous, sparsely pilose on veins, base subtruncate, margin irregularly undulate-crenate, apex obtuse to rounded; stem leaves subsessile, broadly ovate, ca. 3 × 2.7 cm. Inflorescences densely pilose; verticillasters 2-8-flowered, in terminal racemes or panicles; bracts broadly ovate to subcircular, ca. 5 × 4 mm, margin ciliate, apex spinescent, ca. 1.5 mm. Pedicel 1-1.5 mm. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 5.5-6 mm, pilose; upper lip semicircular, ca. 2 × 3 mm, apex ± 3-mucronate; lower lip slightly longer than upper, ca. 3 mm; teeth 2, narrowly triangular, apex spinescent. Corolla included or slightly exserted, sparsely puberulent, glandular on limb, glabrous inside; tube gradually dilated, to ca. 2 mm wide at throat; upper lip ca. 2 mm. Filaments ca. 1 mm; connectives ca. 3.2 mm, upper arms ca. 2 mm, lower arms ca. 1.2 mm. Style subequally 2-cleft. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jun.

Related to Salvia japonica but with simple oblong leaves and exannulate calyx and corolla.

* Seashores. Shandong (Weihai Shi)


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