All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 17 Page 67 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 17 | Lamiaceae | Ajuga

9. Ajuga campylanthoides C. Y. Wu & C. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 26. 1974.

康定筋骨草 kang ding jin gu cao

Herbs stoloniferous. Stems erect, 2.5-18 cm tall, unbranched, white villous. Petiole 4-7 mm, grooved, narrowly winged; leaf blade lanceolate-oblong to broadly ovate, 2.5-4 × 1-2(-3) cm, strigose, ciliate, base cuneate-decurrent, margin undulate-dentate, upper leaves sometimes entire, apex rounded to obtuse. Verticillasters in terminal spikes 1-3 cm, rarely in basal leaf axils; floral leaves reduced apically, ovate to sublanceolate. Pedicel ca. 2 mm. Calyx funnelform, ca. 4 mm, glabrous, inconspicuous 5-veined; teeth narrowly triangular to triangular-ovate, to 1/2 as long as calyx, ciliate on margin, white villous. Corolla white or reddish, tubular, straight, 1.2-1.8 cm, apically sparsely puberulent, villous annulate inside; upper lip straight, circular, apex emarginate, ciliate; lower lip glabrous, with middle lobe obcordate and lateral lobes oblong. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Jul-Sep.

* Grassy slopes, streamsides; 2000-2800 m. Gansu, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan

1 Plants (5-)8-18 cm tall; stems and abaxial surface of leaf greenish; leaf blade ovate to oblong-lanceolate; corolla white   9a var. campylanthoides
+ Plants 2.5-7 cm tall; stems and abaxial surface of leaf purplish red; leaf blade broadly ovate; corolla reddish   9b var. subacaulis

Lower Taxa


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |