Description from Flora of China
Perennials, glabrous. Stems prostrate to decumbent, 4-25 cm, simple or branched, rooting from nodes; branches short, quadrangular, narrowly winged. Leaves sometimes short petiolate below, sessile and amplexicaul above; leaf blade broadly ovate, 0.8-3 X 0.4-1.5 cm, larger ones at middle of stem, margin sparsely serrulate, apex acute to apiculate, pinnately veined. Flowers few, solitary in upper leaf axils. Pedicel slender, often longer than leaves. Bracteoles absent. Calyx campanulate, 5-10 mm; lobes broadly triangular, short, margin sparsely ciliate, apex apiculate. Corolla yellow with a purple patch at throat, 1-2 cm; tube slightly longer than calyx. Capsule obovoid to oblong, ca. 8 mm. Seeds subglobose. Fl. Apr-May, fr. May-Jun.
The combination Erythranthe bodinieri (Vaniot) G. L. Nesom (Phytoneuron. 2012-39: 40. 2012) appeared after publication of the family treatment for the Flora of China.
* Beside streams and lakes; 1900-2400 m. Yunnan.