Mexico 2013 Flora de San Luis Potosi y Queretaro

Voucher:AN 457

Lonicera pilosa (Kunth) Spreng. f. pilosa

Location:Queretaro, Lagunita de San Diego.
Coordinates: 21°24'23" N, 99°07'56" W Alt: 2124m

Climber 2.5 m tall. In bud.
Pinus forest with Pinus gregii, Arbutus xalapensis, Cupressus lusitanica, Rhus aromatica, Litsea glaucescens, Quercus obtusata, Q. affinis, Cornus, Aphananthe. Climbing on Compositae under Quercus in part-shade.

Identification Notes: Verified with Jose Angel Villarreal Q. 2000 'Flora del Bajio y de Regiones Adyacentes' Vol. 88. Subgenus Periclymenum subsection Phenianthi. Leaves pilose abaxially, not coriaceous. Inflorescence a pedunculate spike of sessile three flowered cymes. Involucral bract amplexicaule. Bracts and bracteoles shorter than ovaries. Corolla hairy, calyx reduced, ovaries glaucous.

Nova, J.A. de #457      13 June 2013

morphological details

bracts bracts inflorescence inflorescence ovaries ovaries

flowers flowers

flower bud flower bud

stem cross section stem cross section

stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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flowering shrub