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Teucrium labiosum C. Y. Wu et S. Chow


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, stoloniferous, ascending. Stems ca. 60 cm tall, unbranched or short branched, with dense, purple, hooked hairs. Petiole 0.5-2 cm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, 3-6 × 1.5-2.6 cm, adaxially puberulent or subglabrous, abaxially subglabrous except for pubescent veins, base cuneate to broadly cuneate-decurrent, margin double crenate, apex obtuse to acute. Spikes on short branches, 3-15 cm; verticillasters secund, 2-flowered; bracts subsessile, ovate, margin entire. Pedicel 2-2.5 mm, to 4 mm in fruit, densely pubescent. Calyx campanulate, ca. 5 mm, pubescent outside, pilose annulate at throat; middle tooth of upper lip subcircular, apex acute, ca. 2 mm wide, lateral teeth triangular; lower lip teeth subulate, ca. 2.5 mm. Corolla white, to 2 cm, tube ca. 8 × 1.2 mm, pilose outside; middle lobe rhombic-oblate, ca. 4.5 × 5 mm, apex acute, constricted into claw at base; posterior lateral lobes linear-lanceolate, apically ciliate. Ovary bullate, hairy. Nutlets yellow-brown, obovoid, ca. 1.1 mm, slightly netted. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Hilly forests; ca. 1200 m. Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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