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8. Leucas cephalotes (Roth) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 2: 743. 1825.

头序白绒草 tou xu bai rong cao

Description from Flora of China

Phlomis cephalotes Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 262. 1821; Leucas capitata Desfontaines.

Herbs annual, to 90 cm tall. Stems hispid. Leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, 5-10 cm, membranous, pubescent, base cuneate, margin crenate-serrate, apex acute. Verticillasters terminal, globose, many flowered, to 5 cm in diam.; bracts narrow lanceolate, overlapping, concealing calyces. Calyx tubular, ca. 2 cm, slightly curved, softly pubescent; teeth very short, subulate.

Open areas; ca. 1700 m. Xizang [Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal].


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