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40. Isodon loxothyrsus (Handel-Mazzetti) H. Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 60: 235. 1985.

弯锥香茶菜 wan zhui xiang cha cai

Description from Flora of China

Plectranthus loxothyrsus Handel-Mazzetti, Acta Horti Gothob. 13: 372. 1939; Rabdosia loxothyrsa (Handel-Mazzetti) H. Hara.

Shrubs 1-1.6 m tall, much branched. Branches glabrescent, branchlets gray tomentulose. Petiole 1-2.5 cm, sometimes narrowly winged; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, 3.5-6(-10) × 1.5-2.5(-4) cm, papery, adaxially rugulose, gray tomentulose on veins, abaxially ± tomentulose or pubescent, base cuneate to rounded-cuneate and abruptly attenuate, margin crenate-dentate above base, apex acuminate, lateral veins 3-paired. Panicles narrow, terminal and axillary, 3-15 cm, gray tomentulose; cymes 5-7-flowered; bracts ovate-lanceolate, 5-10 mm, margin entire. Calyx campanulate, 2-2.5 mm, densely gray tomentulose, slightly 2-lipped; teeth ovate-triangular, slightly shorter than calyx tube, apex obtuse to acute; fruiting calyx tubular-campanulate, 4-5 mm, slightly incurved. Corolla pink, yellowish, to white, 6-10 mm, pilose, glandular, tube 3-5 mm. Stamens included or slightly exserted. Style very exserted. Nutlets brown, ovoid, ca. 1 mm, glabrous. Fl. Jul-Oct, fr. Aug-Nov.

* Thickets, forests, grassy hills, streamsides; 1400-3300 m. Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.


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