Description from Flora of China
Herbs perennial, ca. 30 cm tall, spreading hispid, strigose. Stems several, cespitose, woody, erect or ascending, branched from base. Leaves petiolate, lanceolate, 2.5-4 cm × 5-8 mm, base cuneate or nearly rounded, apex obtuse. Inflorescences terminal, paniculate. Pedicel pendulous or geniculately recurved, 1-1.5 cm, densely spreading hispid, short strigose, scabrous. Calyx 6-7 mm, slightly enlarged after anthesis, parted nearly to base; lobes lanceolate to linear-lanceolate. Corolla red, tubular-campanulate, 1.2-1.4 cm, base 1.5-2 mm wide, gradually expanded upward; throat ca. 5 mm wide, above middle densely pubescent outside, glabrescent inside; nectary ca. 0.5 mm, densely white pubescent; lobes broadly triangular, ca. 1.5 × 2 mm, margin revolute. Filaments subulate, 4-4.5 mm, sparsely pubescent, base decurrent, inserted ca. 4 mm above base of corolla tube; anthers laterally united, ca. 7 mm, included; apex sterile, ca. 1 mm. Style ca. 1.5 cm, densely pubescent below middle. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Aug.
* In tussocks on hillsides; ca. 2700 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Xian).