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Scutellaria grossecrenata Merr. et Chun


Description from Flora of China

Herbs erect, rhizomatous. Stems ca. 55 cm tall, ascending, base ca. 2.5 mm wide, densely white pilose, sometimes with short leafy branchlets. Petiole 1-1.8 cm; leaf blade broadly ovate, 5-7 × 2.5-4.5 cm, papery, adaxially sparsely pilose, abaxially pilose and with purple-black glands, veins whitish, base rounded to shallowly cordate, margin coarsely crenate to double crenate, apex obtuse. Racemes terminal or axillary; bracts deciduous. Pedicel ca. 2 mm, densely pilose. Calyx ca. 2 mm, to 3 mm in fruit, densely pilose; scutellum ca. 1.5 mm in fruit. Corolla purple-red, 1.6-1.9 cm, sparsely puberulent outside, sparsely pilose at middle inside, base bent, throat to 4 mm wide; middle lobe of lower lip broadly ovate, ca. 3.5 mm wide, apex emarginate; lateral lobes ovate, ca. 2 mm wide. Nutlets unknown. Fl. May.

* Forests. Guangdong (Ruyuan Yao Xian).


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