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11. Paraphlomis albotomentosa C. Y. Wu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 36. 1959.

绒毛假糙苏 rong mao jia cao su

Description from Flora of China

Herbs with long, lanate stolons. Stems solitary, ca. 50 cm, retrorse strigose, leafless toward base. Lower stem leaves early deciduous; petiole densely strigose, 3-5 cm, longest basally; upper stem leaf blades broadly triangular-ovate, 4-9 × 3-6 cm, herbaceous, adaxially sparsely strigose, densely so on veins, abaxially densely white tomentose except for strigose veins, base broadly cuneate, margin gradually remote dentate-serrate above base, apex short acuminate; lateral veins 5-7 pairs, inconspicuous. Verticillasters 4-8-flowered, surrounded by leaflike bracts and linear bracteoles; peduncle ca. 5 mm. Flowers sessile. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 8-9 mm, densely strigose, hirsute inside, veins inconspicuous; teeth equal, narrowly triangular, acute. Corolla white, 1.5-2 cm, densely strigose, slender, straight, recurved at apex; upper lip oblong, entire; lower lip somewhat larger, middle lobe trapeziform, apex emarginate, hirsute-puberulent inside. Ovary glabrous. Fl. Jul.

* Valley streamsides. Hunan.


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