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2. Phyllagathis cymigera C. Chen, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 4(3): 41. 1984.

聚伞锦香草 ju san jin xiang cao

?Phyllagathis pluriumbellata R. H. Miao.

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Stems 4-sided, sulcate, densely puberulous and with sparse glandular trichomes. Petiole 2-7.5 cm, sulcate, densely puberulous and sparsely setose; leaf elliptic to broadly elliptic, 10-13.5 × 6-10.5 cm, oblique, blade papery, both surfaces puberulous and sparsely strigose, secondary veins 3 or 4 on each side of midvein, base obtuse to subcordate, margin inconspicuous denticulate with each tooth having a terminal seta, apex acute. Inflorescences terminal, cymose paniculate, ca. 4.5 × 4 cm, densely puberulous. Pedicel ca. 2 mm, puberulous. Hypanthium funnel-shaped, ca. 3 mm, 4-sided, puberulous. Calyx lobes ovate-triangular, margin ciliate, apex acute with a setose tip. Petals pink, broadly obovate, ca. 7 × 7 mm, minutely oblique. Stamens equal; anthers lanceolate, ca. 2.5 mm, base not tuberculate; connective decurrent, forming setose spur. Ovary ovoid. Fl. Dec.

● Forests, valleys, mountain slopes; 1300-1400 m. Yunnan.


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