Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Roscoea tibetica Batalin f.  albopurpurea Cowley

Region:Yunnan; Kunming prefecture; Luquan yizu miaozu Zizhixian district
Gazetteer:Jiao zi shan (mountain) at the end of Z002 road off the Zhuan long section.
Coordinates: 26.0578 N, 102.8240 E  Alt: 3170m 

5 cm tall herb. Flowers white tinged purple and with a purple labellum. Lip bilobed at apex
Grazed grassland on top 5-10 cm tall with Potentilla anserina, Calypteris aesculenta and taller ferns, SW facing.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online & Cowley, J. (2007) The Genus Roscoea.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C. & Osborne, J.#1914               19 July 2010

morphological details

staminodes staminodes staminodes base staminodes base lip lip

androecium and style androecium and style

stamen stamen

style, stigma style, stigma

ovary ovary corolla tube corolla tube longitudinal section of the ovary longitudinal section of the ovary
nectary disc nectary disc leaf sheath leaf sheath roots roots
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant