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


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Stems purplish when dry, ascending, ca. 30 cm tall, subterete, base ca. 1.5 mm in diam., few branched, densely antrorse white hirsute. Petiole 2-10 mm; leaf blade broadly triangular-ovate, 1.5-4 × 1-4 cm, papery, white strigose, base cordate, rarely rounded, margin irregularly crenate-serrate, apex acute to slightly obtuse. Racemes poorly defined, terminal, 4-11 cm; bracts rhombic-ovate, margin entire. Pedicel 2-2.5 mm, glandular hirsute. Calyx 2-3 mm, to 4 mm in fruit, densely glandular hirsute outside; scutellum ca. 1 mm, ca. 2.5 × 4 mm, oblate, reflexed, and conspicuously netted in fruit. Corolla reddish with purple spots, 1.4-1.5 cm, glandular pilose outside, finely pilose on lower lip, inconspicuously annulate inside; tube ca. 9 mm, slightly curved, base slightly saccate, throat ca. 3 mm wide; upper lip ca. 2 mm; middle lobe of lower lip spreading, revolute, oblate, to 8 mm wide; lateral lobes adnate to upper lip, ovate, ca. 2 mm wide, revolute. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jan-Apr.

* Sunny dry grassy slopes; 700-1400 m. Yunnan.


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