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32. Isodon dawoensis (Handel-Mazzetti) H. Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 60: 233. 1985.

道孚香茶菜 dao fu xiang cha cai

Description from Flora of China

Plectranthus dawoensis Handel-Mazzetti, Acta Horti Gothob. 13: 371. 1939; Rabdosia dawoensis (Handel-Mazzetti) H. Hara.

Shrubs to 25 cm, branched. Branchlets gray stellate tomentulose. Petiole 2-8 mm; leaf blade ovate to ovate-triangular, 1-2.5 × 0.6-1.7 cm, papery, adaxially corrugate, densely scaly-pilose, abaxially densely stellate tomentulose, base cuneate to truncate-cuneate, margin coarsely crenate except at base, with an obscure gland at tooth apex, apex acute to obtuse, lateral veins 3- or 4-paired. Panicles spikelike, 2-7 cm, whitish or greenish stellate, minutely tomentulose; cymes 3-5-flowered; bracts sessile, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, basally leaflike; bracteoles minute, linear. Pedicel 1-2 mm. Calyx funnelform, ca. 2 mm, whitish stellate tomentose; teeth equal, triangular, ca. 1/2 as long as calyx, apex acute. Corolla white, 7-9 mm, pilose, tube ca. 3 mm. Stamens included. Style included. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Sep.

* Hilly loess; ca. 3000 m. Sichuan.


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