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Scutellaria mairei

Description from Flora of China

Scutellaria hebeclada W. Smith.

Perennial herbs. Stems 16-22 cm tall, suberect, base ca. 1.5 mm in diam., densely and subpatent to antrorsely curved gray to yellowish hirsute. Leaves gradually larger upward; petiole 1.5-3 mm; basal leaf blade circular-ovate, ca. 5 × 5 mm, papery, densely gray to yellowish hirsute, base ± rounded, margin denticulate to dentate, apex rounded; mid stem and upper leaves triangular-ovate, ca. 1.5 × 1.2 cm. Racemes terminal, to 5 cm; bracts ± ovate, 3-7 mm, margin entire. Pedicel ca. 2.5 mm, densely gray to yellowish hirsute. Calyx purplish, ca. 3 mm, densely hirsute; scutellum ca. 1 mm. Corolla limb rose, tube white, ca. 1.6 cm, glandular puberulent outside, puberulent annulate inside, base bent, slightly dilated, zigzag upward, throat to 4 mm wide; middle lobe of lower lip broadly ovate, ca. 6 mm wide, slightly constricted at middle, apex emarginate; lateral lobes oblong ovate, ca. 2 mm wide, apex acute. Nutlets unknown. Fl. May-Jun.

* Dry limestone mountains; ca. 2600 m. Yunnan.


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