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Thymus amurensis Klok.


Description from Flora of China

Stems slender, curved, branched at base, with ascending vegetative shoots at apex; fertile branches erect to ascending, 6-20 cm, internodes ± elongated, ± spreading densely villous. Basal leaves indistinctly petiolate, crowded, mostly ovate, 3-5 × 1.3-1.5 mm, apex subobtuse; blade of mid stem leaves 0.5-1.5 cm × 1.5-4.5 mm; petiole of upper leaves to 1/3 as long as blades; blade mostly oblong-elliptic, densely pubescent, with much longer hairs abaxially, glandular, margin serrate. Inflorescences capitate. Pedicel shorter than calyx, densely pubescent. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 3.8-5 mm, pubescent, apex dark purple; teeth of upper lip lanceolate, long ciliate. Corolla ca. 2 × as long as calyx, rose-purple, ± whitish when dry (specimens not seen).

Gravelly slopes. Heilongjiang [Russia].


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