Herbs or shrubs?. Stems mostly quadrangular. Leaves opposite-decussate. Flowers markedely zygomorphic, in verticils or terminal cymes, bilabiate with upper and lower lip, sometimes upper lip redused. Fruit 4 lobed, breaks up into 4 equal dry nutlets (a cluster of 4 1-seeded nutlets = schizocarp).
Stem and leaf petioles densely villous-pilose. Leaves palmatisected, orbicular-reniform. Inflorescence in verticils or semiverticils aggregated in spicate, racemose or paniculate. Flowers larger; calyx almost regular, with 5 subequal teeth, or uppermost tooth wider than others, without appendages; corolla irregular, bilabiate; upper lip entire; stamens 4, hidden in corolla tube.
There are 5 species worldwide, four of which occur in Mongolia.
Lagopsis marrubiastrum (Steph.) Ik.-Gal.
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Whole plants densely lanate-pilose, glaucous. Leaves orbicular-reniform, on both surfaces white lanate, with scattered sessile glandules. Bracts 2-3 time shorter than calyx. Inflorescences short dense spicate. Flowers dark brown.
Screes, stony slopes, rocks, pebble-stony bottom of sayrs, sandy-pebble river banks, moraines up to alpine belt (Grubov 2001).
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