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Mannagettaea labiata H. Smith


Description from Flora of China

Herbs 10-11 cm tall. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1.5 cm X 6-9 mm. Inflorescences subcapitate, in 8-10-flowered clusters at stem apex; bract ovate-lanceolate, 1.8-2.2 cm X 4-5 mm, apex acuminate, glabrous on both sides, along with bractlets and corolla lobes densely yellow-white tomentose at margin; bractlets linear-lanceolate, 2-2.2 cm. Pedicel obsolete or to 5 mm. Calyx tubular, 2.5-3 cm; lobes unequal, 1 smaller and 2-2.5 X 2-2.5 mm, 4 larger and 6-9 X 3-4.5 mm. Corolla yellow after drying, bilabiate, erect, 5-6 cm; tube gradually enlarged upward; upper lip 1.8-2 cm, entire; lower lip 3-lobed; lobes subequal, narrowly lanceolate, 1-1.2 cm X 3-4 mm, apex acuminate, glabrescent abaxially, densely tomentose adaxially, 1-3-veined. Filaments 3-3.5 cm, densely tomentose below middle; anthers ovoid, 3-3.5 mm, densely tomentose, base mucronate. Ovary ovoid, 7-7.5 mm. Style 4-4.5 cm, sparsely pubescent. Fruit unknown. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Roadside, slopes; ca. 3600 m. Sichuan (Songpan Xian).


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