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1. Lycopus parviflorus Maximowicz, Prim. Fl. Amur. 216. 1859.

小花地笋 xiao hua di sun

Description from Flora of China

Lycopus virginicus Linnaeus var. parviflorus (Maximowicz) Makino.

Rhizomes fusiform, producing filiform stolons with scalelike leaves. Stems erect, 25-40 cm, usually unbranched, densely fine puberulent. Leaves short petiolate, oblong-elliptic, mid stem leaves largest, others 3-5.5 × 1.2-2.5 cm, subglabrous or veins sparsely fine puberulent, sparsely yellowish glandular, base cuneate-attenuate, margin ± 4-6-serrate or entire. Verticillasters 7-10-flowered, not distinctly globose, subtended by 2 or 3 bracteoles; bracteoles linear-lanceolate, ca. 1 mm, ciliate. Calyx ca. 2 mm, pubescent; teeth 5, ovate, ca. 0.8 mm, apex acute, ciliolate, 1 tooth slightly smaller. Corolla white, ca. 2 mm, pubescent, tube ca. 1 mm; limb obscurely 2-lipped, upper lip straight, lower lip spreading. Stamens slightly longer than corolla. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jul.

* Wet grasslands; ca. 600 m. Heilongjiang, Jilin.


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