Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera pileata Oliv.

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. Isika, Subsect. Pileatae. Erect shrub, branched. Branches with solid white pith, later becoming brown. Young branches hairy, old glabrous. Winter buds with several pairs of scales. Leaves opposite, oblong-lanceolate to obtuse, green, base cuneate, apex obtuse, leaf blade glandular hairy on both surfaces, shiny and midvein obviously raised adaxially. Peduncles very short, axillary, flowers paired. Bracts leaf like, linear-lanceolate, often longer than calyx tube. Bracteoles small, fused, but ovaries separate. Calyx distinctly toothed. Corolla white outside shortly hairy, hairy inside, tube swollen, longer than lobes. Stamens and styles exserted, styles hairy bellow middle.
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Wild voucher no:                               22 October 1985
Locality:China, Guizhou, Fan Jin Shan, Ecological Station to fire-watching tower
Coordinates: 400m
Field notes:In flood area of river, 60cm high, stocky bush with large translucent blue fruits
Collector:Fanjin Shan Guizhou Expd. 220

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paired flowers paired flowers

paired ovaries paired ovaries

calyx calyx

bracteole and calyx bracteole and calyx

dissection of the inflorescence dissection of the inflorescence

paired flower paired flower

cross section of the ovaries cross section of the ovaries

longitudinal section of the corolla longitudinal section of the corolla

longitudinal section of the corolla longitudinal section of the corolla

longitudinal section of the nectaries longitudinal section of the nectaries

bud scales bud scales

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

cross section of the leaf cross section of the leaf
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface cross section of the stem cross section of the stem

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