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Caprifoliaceae
Lonicera trichosantha Bureau & Franchet var. deflexicalyx (Diels) P. S. Hsu & H. J. Wang

Verified by:Temperate sect. 11 June 2008
Notes:Verified with Flora sinica (translated and revised version for the Flora of China project and Rehder 'Synopsis of the genus Lonicera' Ann. Rep. Mis. Bot. Gdn. 14. 1903. Sect Coeloxylosteum Subsect. Ochranthae. Shrub. Leaves ovate to lanceolate. Leaf margin entire. Branches with brown pith later becoming hollow. Winter buds with several scales. Flowers paired at apex of peduncle. Bracteoles less than half as long as the ovary. Peduncle very short. Corolla bilabiate, yellowish. Ovary not connate together or just at the very base. Calyx brown scarious only split on one side.
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Wild voucher no:                               14 September 1988
Locality:China, Sichuan, Road from Heishu River and over Ya-Ya Mt. Pass to Hongyuan.
Coordinates: 3240m
Field notes:Steep E/W valley of original broad leaf / conifer forest with thick understorey bottom by Heishui river. Shrub to 3m, orange/red fruit.
Collector:Erskine 101

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