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50. Isodon interruptus (C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li) H. Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 60: 234. 1985.

间断香茶菜 jian duan xiang cha cai

Description from Flora of China

Rabdosia interrupta C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Fl. Yunnan. 1: 775. 1977; Isodon kunmingensis (C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li) H. Hara; R. kunmingensis C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li.

Shrubs erect, ca. 1.3 m. Branchlets brown, densely retrorse whitish pilose. Leaves opposite; petiole 2-10 mm; leaf blade ovate-oblong, broadly obovate, to subcircular, (2.5-)5.5-7.5 × (1.2-)4.5-5 cm, papery, adaxially sparsely puberulent, glandular, abaxially white pilose along veins, base cuneate to broadly cuneate, margin irregularly coarsely crenate, apex acute to emarginate and mucronate; lateral veins 2- or 3(-5)-paired, sometimes radiate ca. 1/3 from base. Panicles spikelike, (4-)10-30 cm, interrupted, densely pilose; cymes pedunculate, 4-16-flowered; floral leaves gradually reduced toward apex, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, usually longer than cymes, margin entire. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx tubular-campanulate, ca. 2.5 × less than 2 mm, densely pubescent; teeth subequal, ovate-lanceolate, divided to below middle. Corolla yellowish white, ca. 5 mm, puberulent outside, upper lip erect, lower lip to 3 mm. Stamens included. Style included. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Aug-Sep.

* Streamsides in alder forests; ca. 2200 m. Yunnan.


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