Isodon scrophularioides


Himalaya to China (Yunnan) as per WCSP;


Perennial herb. Stems erect, 40-80cm, pubescent to subglabrous. Leaves ovate,4-11 x 2.9-8.2cm, base ± truncate with lamina slightly decurrent on petiole, apex acuminate, margin coarsely serrate to crenate; upper surface sparsely hairy; lower surface with scattered, small, dark red glands, hairy on veins; petiole 2-7.4cm. Bracts ovate to ovate oblong, 3-5 x 1-4mm. Inflorescence 10-35 x 4-4.5cm. Pedicels 4-12mm. Calyx clearly bilabiate, broadly campanulate, c 2.5mm, glandular pubescent and with scattered dark sessile glands; upper lip teeth c 1mm; lower lip slightly longer than upper, teeth c 0.5mm; fruiting calyx enlarging to 5mm,upper lip recurved, c 1.5mm;lower lip straight, c 4mm, ovate. Stamens exserted; outer pair of filaments with tuft of hairs at base. Nutlets broadly ellipsoid, c 1.5mm.
Fl. July-August
Damp grassy banks or streamsides in Pinus wallichiana/Quercus semecarpifolia forest.
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE and RGoB. 1999 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


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Isodon scrophularioides (Wall. ex Benth.) Murata : 9 posts by 1 author. 8 images- 4 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 2700m.
Habitat  : Wild
Syn : Rabdosia scrophularioides (Wall. ex Benth.) H.Hara

Yeah, it is Isdon scrophularioides. In China, only found yellow flowers, very beautiful. Thanks for sharing. 
 


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