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3. Colquhounia compta W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 96. 1916.

金江火把花 jin jiang huo ba hua

Shrubs erect, 1-2 m tall, much branched. Branches densely gray minutely tomentose, with simple and stellate hairs when young, later subglabrous, with longitudinally exfoliating bark. Petiole 1.5-2 cm; leaf blade ovate, 4-5 × 2.5-3 cm, papery, adaxially bullate, tomentose, abaxially densely tomentose, base truncate, margin crenulate, apex subacute. Cymes few flowered, pedunculate, in fascicled or capitate inflorescences on short branches; bracteoles minutely tomentose. Calyx ca. 7 mm, stellate tomentose outside; teeth narrowly triangular to triangular-subulate, apex short acuminate. Corolla dark gray-red to dark red, puberulent; tube scaly inside, ca. 1.6 cm, attenuate toward base; upper lip elliptic, apex entire to emarginate; lobes of lower lip subequal, middle lobe emarginate. Ovary slightly winged. Fl. Sep.

* Dry thickets in open valleys; 1800-2100 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.

1 Calyx teeth narrowly triangular; corolla dark gray- red, to 2.5 cm, upper lip entire, middle lobe of lower lip subequal to lateral lobes   3a var. compta
+ Calyx teeth triangular-subulate; corolla dark red, 3(-3.5) cm, upper lip emarginate, middle lobe of lower lip slightly longer than lateral lobes   3b var. mekongensis

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