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2. Colquhounia vestita Wallich, Tent. Fl. Napal. 1: 14. 1824.

白毛火把花 bai mao huo ba hua

Colquhounia coccinea Wallich var. vestita Prain.

Shrubs erect, 1.5-3 m tall. Old branches subglabrous, with longitudinally exfoliating bark, young branches densely gray lanate-tomentose. Petiole 1.2-1.5 cm; leaf blade ovate to elliptic-ovate, 5.5-12 × 2-6 cm, adaxially dark green, finely bullate, with simple and stipitate stellate hairs, abaxially gray, densely lanate-tomentose, base rounded to shallowly cordate, margin crenulate, apex acute. Verticillasters 6-10-flowered, in ± racemose spikes, densely lanate-tomentose except for corollas. Pedicel ca. 1 mm. Calyx ± tubular, 1.2-1.5 cm, lanate-tomentose; teeth triangular, 1.5-2 mm. Corolla orange-red, with sparse stellate and simple hairs, ca. 2.5 cm; tube ca. 2 cm, curved outward, throat dilated, narrowed toward base; upper lip ovate; lobes of lower lip ovate, middle lobe emarginate. Filaments bearded. Ovary glandular. Fl. Jul.

* Thickets; ca. 2000 m. Yunnan.


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