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Scutellaria calcarata C. Y. Wu et H. W. Li


Description from Flora of China

Herbs rhizomatous. Stems to 30 cm tall, erect, ca. 1.5 mm wide, densely white puberulent, branched basally. Petiole 1.5-2.5 cm; leaf blade cordate, 2.3-4 × 1.8-3.5 cm, herbaceous, sparsely fine strigose, base cordate, margin 4-7-callose-crenate, apex acute. Racemes terminal, 5-14 cm; bracts sessile, ovate to rhombic-ovate, ca. 3 mm, leaflike basally. Pedicel ca. 2.5 mm, densely white glandular puberulent. Calyx ca. 2.5 mm, to 4 mm in fruit, densely white puberulent outside; scutellum ca. 1 mm, to 3.5 mm in fruit. Corolla purple-red, ca. 2 cm, densely white glandular puberulent outside, glabrous inside; tube bent, straight, base with a spur ca. 2.5 mm, throat to ca. 5 mm; middle lobe of lower lip triangular-ovate, to 6.5 mm wide, base constricted, apex emarginate; lateral lobes ovate, ca. 3 mm wide. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Sep.

* Streamsides, evergreen forest margins; ca. 2700 m. Yunnan (Dayao Xian).


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