Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera acuminata Wall var. acuminata

Verified by:Temperate sect. 12 June 2008
Notes:Verified with Flora of China online draft and Rehder, A.'Synopis of the Genus Lonicera', Annual Report, Missouri Botanical Garden. 14. 1903. Sect. Coeloxylosteum, subsect. Breviflorae. Climber, stems, petioles and peduncles with yellow - brown hairs. Petiole up to 5 mm long, leaf blade lanseolate, leathery, sparsely hairy, margin ciliate. Flowers paired at apex of peduncle, peduncle longer than 5mm. Bracts as long as or longer than ovary = shorter than 2mm. Bracteoles broadly ovate, shorter than 1/2 of the ovary, distinct. Calyx with ovate teeth, calyx tube almost glabrous. Corolla bilabiate, shorter than 3cm, pink, outside glabrous, bilabiate, corolla tube almost as long as corolla lobes, inside hairy. Style hairy below middle.
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Collector:Wilson, E.H. 254

anthers and stigmas anthers and stigmas

anthers anthers

paired ovaries paired ovaries

paired ovaries paired ovaries

barcteoles barcteoles

corolla tube corolla tube

longitudinal section of the corolla longitudinal section of the corolla

corolla mouth corolla mouth

corolla mouth corolla mouth

style style

calyx calyx

cross section of the ovary cross section of the ovary

longitudinal section of the ovary longitudinal section of the ovary

peduncle peduncle

petiole petiole
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface nerve nerve
cross section of the stem cross section of the stem bud scales bud scales  

flowering branch

flowers

leaves
flowers