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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2011, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (1): 1-3.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2011.01.001

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Taxa Nova Salviorum labiatarum

ZHU Zheng-Yin;MIN Bai-Qing;WANG Qiu-Ling   

  1. 1. Sichuan School of Chinese Materia Medica,Emeishan,Sichuan 614201; 2. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine,Beijing 100029
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2011-01-20 Published:2011-01-20
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Abstract: A new species of the family(Labiatae) Salvia Linn. Salvia chuanxiensis Z.Y.Zhu,B.Q.Min et Q.L. Wang,from Baoxing sichuan,China is described.Compared with Salvia roborowskii Maxim.,the new species is a perennial herb with thicker root,1~2 cm in diameter,and longer calyxes,1~1.2 cm long,and longer corolla,about 2.1 cm long,furthermore,about 2 mm near the tube base,there is a 5 mm-long-part of villous surface inside the corolla(but not annular hair).Last but not least,from the middle part of the cylinderical corolla,the tube stretchs upward,expanding and curving gradually,and with purpclish red speckles found in the upper and lower lips of the corolla lobe,which distinguishes this new species from S.roborowskii Maxim..

Key words: Salvia chuanxiensis Z.Y.Zhu, B.Q.Min et Q.L.Wang, new species, China

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