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4. Marmoritis nivalis (Jacquemont ex Bentham) Hedge, Fl. Pakistan. 192: 119. 1990.

雪地扭连钱 xue di niu lian qian

Nepeta nivalis Jacquemont ex Bentham, Labiat. Gen. Spec. 737. 1835; Phyllophyton nivale (Jacquemont ex Bentham) C. Y. Wu; Pseudolophanthus nivalis (Jacquemont ex Bentham) Levin.

Herbs perennial, hirsute and glandular throughout. Stems 10-15 cm. Leaves sessile or subsessile; leaf blade circular, or circular-ovate to subreniform, 1.5-2.2 × 1-2.4 cm, base rounded to subcordate, margin crenate, apex rounded. Cymes sessile upward; peduncle 2-5 mm at mid inflorescence; floral leaves shorter than to almost as long as peduncle; bracts small, linear-subulate. Calyx dilated at apex, very slightly incurved, 8-10 mm, pilose annulate inside; teeth triangular to lanceolate, narrow, 3-5 mm. Corolla bluish, resupinate, 1.5-1.7 cm; tube exserted, gradually dilated at apex; middle lobe of apparent upper lip denticulate; lateral lobes small, broadly ovate, lobes of apparent lower lip broadly ovate. Nutlets oblong-ovoid, smooth, brown.

* Stony alluvial fans; 5000-5300 m. Xizang.


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