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Caryopteris aureoglandulosa (Van.) C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Ocimum aureoglandulosum Vaniot, Bull. Acad. Int. Geogr. Bot. 14: 171. 1904.

Subshrubs 30-100 cm tall, erect to ascending. Branches 4-angled, densely puberulent. Petiole 1-5 mm; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate to ovate, 2-14 X 1.2-5 cm, membranous, densely puberulent when young, glabrescent, abaxially sparsely yellow glandular, base cuneate to subrounded, margin with 1-3 irregular serrations per side above middle, rarely subentire, apex acute. Inflorescences axillary, 1-3-flowered, densely puberulent, cymes aggregated into poorly defined thyrses; peduncle 1-3(-10) mm; bracts and bractlets linear. Pedicel ± as long as peduncle. Calyx campanulate, ca. 5 mm, sparsely puberulent; teeth 4 or 5, lanceolate to ovate-triangular, acuminate. Corolla white or pinkish, ca. 1.2 cm; tube ca. 8 mm, outside puberulent, inside glabrous. Stamens exserted. Ovary apically densely white puberulent. Style as long as stamens. Nutlets ovoid, puberulent, slightly reticulate. Fl. Apr.

* Grasslands; 600-800 m. S to W Guizhou, Hubei, SW Sichuan, SW Yunnan.


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