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9. Pogostemon esquirolii (H. Léveillé) C. Y. Wu & Y. C. Huang, Fl. Yunnan. 1: 743. 1977.

膜叶刺蕊草 mo ye ci rui cao

Herbs or subshrubs. Stems 1-1.5 m tall, pubescent, subglabrescent. Petiole 1.5-7 cm; leaf blade ovate, to 12 × 7(-9) cm, membranous or ± papery, base abruptly attenuate to cuneate-attenuate, rarely rounded, margin double crenate to double serrate, apex acuminate; lateral veins 5-paired. Spikes subcylindric, continuous or rarely interrupted, 3-7(-15) cm, terminal and axillary; verticillasters many flowered; peduncle 1-2.5 cm, densely villous; bracteoles ovate, 1/3-1/2 as long as calyx, glabrous or subglabrous, ciliate. Calyx subtubular, 4-5 mm, glabrous or sparsely pubescent along veins; teeth equal, narrowly triangular, ca. 1/3 as long as calyx tube, hirsute inside, ciliate. Corolla white or purplish, 6-7 mm, lobes bearded outside. Stamens ca. 2 × as long as corolla, bearded parts exserted. Fl. Dec-Apr.

* Streamsides, hills, valleys; 0-2000 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan

1 Stems, abaxial leaf surface, bracteoles, and calyx veins pubescent or subglabrous   9a var. esquirolii
+ Stems, abaxial leaf surface, bracteoles, and calyx villous   9b var. tsingpingensis

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