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20. Premna glandulosa Handel-Mazzetti, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 58: 23. 1921.

腺叶豆腐柴 xian ye dou fu chai

Shrubs 1-1.5 m tall; branchlets, petioles, and inflorescences densely circinate pubescent when young, glabrescent. Branches slender, erect to horizontal; branchlet brown with sparse small round lenticels. Leaves easily deciduous; petiole slender, 0.5-1.5 mm; leaf blade ovate, 2.5-4.5(-5) X 1.5-3(-4) cm, submembranous, minutely hirsute on veins and purple-red glandular, base broadly rounded to subcordate and usually oblique, margin serrulate, apex acuminate, obtuse, or emarginate; veins 3 or 4 pairs, abaxially with densely pitted reticulate veins. Inflorescences 1.5-2.5 cm across; peduncle 0.6-1.7 cm; bracts linear to lanceolate, 4-5 mm. Calyx campanulate, 1.5-2 mm, scaly pubescent, glandular; teeth 5, narrowly triangular to ovate. Corolla violet to pinkish, 4.5-5 mm, 2-lipped, lower lip ca. 1/2 as long as upper lip, outside white puberulent, inside glabrous but white villous in throat. Stamens as long as style, shorter than corolla. Ovary globose, apically glandular. Fl. Jul.

* Roadsides; 1500-1900 m. Yunnan (Dayao Xian and Chuxiong Xian).


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