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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/4/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/4/2013)
Species Hyptis dilatata Benth. in DC.
PlaceOfPublication Prodr. 12: 103, 1848.-Fig. 6.
Synonym Htptis crenata var. augustifolia Benth. ex Seem., Bot. Voy. Herald, 187, 1854. Mesosphaerum dilatatum (Benth.) 0. Ktze., Rev. Gen. P1. 2: 526, 1891.
Description Herbs or subshrubs, pubescent with uniseriate and glandular hairs, to ca 1 m. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, acute, crenate, the bases truncate, to 5 cm long and 1.5 cm wide, pubescent on both surfaces, densely so beneath; sessile. Inflores- cences capitula, ca 1-1.5 cm wide, the peduncles 1.5-3.5 cm long, the bracts linear or subulate, ca 7-10 mm long, densely pubescent. Flowers sessile, tufts of uniseriate hairs at the base, each 2-3 mm long; calyx ? campanulate, ca 2.5-3
Habit Herbs or subshrubs
Description mm long at maturity, membranaceous, + 10-ribbed, resin-dotted, the teeth ca 1-1.8 mm long and conspicuously pubescent; corolla tube ca 3-3.5 mm long, blue (?), the lips ca 1 mm long, slightly pubescent; stamens exserted, the fila- ments ? glabrous, the anthers ca 0.3-4 mm long; style long exserted. Nutlets (2-) 4, ovoid, ca 1.5 mm long, pale brown.
Distribution Panama and northern South America.
Specimen COCLE: betw Paso del Arado & Ola, Pittier 5015 (F). HERRERA: 5 mi S of Ocu', Stern et al. 1687 (MO). VERAGUAS: vic of Santiago, Allen 1015 (MO).
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