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3. Comanthosphace nanchuanensis C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 234. 1965.

南川绵穗苏 nan chuan mian sui su

Herbs erect. Stems ca. 60 cm, unbranched, finely striate, basally glabrous, apically stellate tomentose, subglabrescent. Petiole ca. 5 mm, densely stellate, sometimes corky; leaf blade ovate, 7-10 × 3.5-4 cm, golden glandular abaxially when young, adaxially sparsely stellate, glabrescent, base cuneate, margin serrate or double serrate above, apex acuminate; veins stellate or hirtellous, abaxially glabrous, golden glandular. Spikes erect, 10 × 1.5-2 cm in flower, cylindric, densely stellate tomentose, continuous; verticillasters 10-flowered; floral leaves lanceolate to subulate, 1-1.5 cm × 5-7 mm, margin sparsely serrate or entire; bracts broadly triangular-ovate, 2-3 mm, 5-veined, gray stellate tomentose, apex subacuminate. Pedicel 1-1.5 mm. Calyx ca. 4 mm, densely white stellate tomentose; teeth broadly triangular, ca. 1 mm, anterior teeth wider. Corolla purplish, ca. 8 mm, stellate tomentose, base glabrous, annulus densely villous; tube ca. 6 mm, exserted; upper lip flat, ca. 1 × 2 mm; middle lobe of lower lip ca. 2 mm, ± saccate; lateral lobes ca. 1 mm, ± patent. Stamens purple. Ovary dotted. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Aug.

* Open areas; ca. 1100 m. Sichuan (Nanchuan Xian).


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