All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 17 Page 226 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 17 | Lamiaceae | Melissa

3. Melissa yunnanensis C. Y. Wu & Y. C. Huang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 228. 1965.

云南蜂花 yun nan mi feng hua

Stems erect, ca. 1 m, few branched, finely pubescent. Petiole 0.5-2 cm; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate-ovate, 2-5 × 0.8-3 cm, ± membranous, adaxially puberulent or subglabrous, abaxially pubescent, base obtuse to cordate, margin irregularly serrate, apex acute. Verticillasters 2-16-flowered, numerous, widely spaced; bracts leaflike; bracteoles sublinear, shorter than pedicels, ciliate. Pedicel ca. 3 mm. Calyx campanulate, dilated after anthesis, 8-12 mm, villous, lateral teeth of upper lip close to middle tooth, teeth of lower lip lanceolate. Corolla yellow-white, to 1.5 cm, pubescent; middle lobe of lower lip rounded, slightly overlapping circular lateral lobes. Stamens included. Nutlets oblong-ovoid. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep.

* Forests, forest margins; 2100-3200 m. Xizang, Yunnan.


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




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