Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Polygonum chinense L. var.  chinense 

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Bao shan
Gazetteer:Off provincial road 230 at Gang dang, Bai hua ling, Han long zhai (village) (at the end of Z003 county road).
Coordinates: 25.3056 N, 98.7997 E  Alt: 1624m 

1.5 m tall herb, woody at base. Fleshy, transparent fruit with single black seed. Petals 5, white, stamens 7-8, anthers blue, filaments pale pink, stigma with 3 nodes
Mountain slope, near vertical. With Commelina, Litsea, Melastomataceae.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online sect. Cephalophilon. Inflorescence a panicule of capitula. Petiole auriculate at base.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2002               22 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence inflorescence inflorescence bracts bracts

flower flower

flower section flower section

corolla section corolla section

flower and fruit flower and fruit achene achene ocrea ocrea
stem stem petiole auricle petiole auricle abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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fruiting plant
Herbarium voucher

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