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3. Hyssopus latilabiatus C. Y. Wu & H. W. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 229. 1965.

宽唇神香草 kuan chun shen xiang cao

Subshrubs. Stems glabrous, base woody, brown, twisted, branches numerous from base, wandlike, ca. 20 cm, bark exfoliating, internodes longer than leaves. Leaves sessile, linear, 1-2 cm × 1-2 mm, glabrous, impressed glandular, base cuneate, margin ± involute, apex obtuse. Verticillasters ± secund, pedunculate, in terminal spikes 5-8 cm, lower spikes 1-4-flowered, upper 6-8-flowered; peduncle ca. 2 cm; floral leaves similar, 3-10 × less than 1 mm; bracts and bracteoles linear-subulate, shorter than pedicels. Pedicel 2-4 mm. Calyx tubular-campanulate, tinged purple, ca. 6 mm, pubescent, glandular; teeth triangular, ca. 2 mm, apex acute. Corolla purple, ca. 1.3 cm, pubescent, sometimes glandular toward apex; upper lip straight, oblong, ca. 5 mm, lobes ovate; lower lip spreading, ca. 7 mm wide; middle lobe to 1 cm wide, much wider than lateral lobes, obcordate, abruptly constricted at base, 2-lobulate, undulate; lateral lobes ovate, ca. 2 mm wide. Ovary apex pubescent. Fl. Aug.

* Steppes. Xinjiang.


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