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Scutellaria tsinyunensis C. Y. Wu et S. Chow


Description from Flora of China

Scutellaria yunnanensis H. Léveillé var. subsessilifolia Sun ex C. H. Hu.

Herbs perennial. Rhizomes trailing, rooting from internodes. Stems dark purple, erect, 30-60 cm tall, with antrorsely pubescent hairs on angles, otherwise subglabrous. Petiole 1-4 mm; leaf blade of basal leaves circular to ovate, base subcordate, apex acute; blade of upper leaves ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 4-8 × 1.5-3.5 cm papery, glabrous, finely pubescent along veins, base roundish to shallowly cordate, margin remotely undulate-denticulate, apex caudate to caudate-acuminate, abaxially sometimes slightly purplish, veins finely pubescent. Racemes secund, terminal, 8-10 cm; peduncle 2-3 cm; bracts sessile, narrowly lanceolate, 1-1.5 mm, glabrous, deciduous. Pedicel ca. 3 mm, densely pubescent, glandular puberulent. Calyx ca. 2.5 mm, densely pubescent, glandular puberulent; scutellum spreading, ca. 1.7 mm. Corolla white with red to purple on limb, 1.7-1.9 cm, puberulent outside; tube bent at base, to 5 mm wide at throat, sparsely pilose at bent base inside; middle lobe of lower lip triangular-ovate, base ca. 4 mm wide, apex emarginate; lateral lobes ovate, ca. 2 mm wide. Nutlets unknown. Fl. Apr-May.

* Shady areas in forests; 700-800 m. Sichuan (Ba Xian).


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