Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2005

Balsaminaceae
Impatiens principis Hook.f.    

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). Circular walk to Pu bu (waterfall).
Coordinates: 25.3058 N, 98.7987 E  Alt: 1605m 

Fleshy herb 30 cm tall, flowers yellow, twisted, sepals spurred
Among rocks along path.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Inflorescence many flowered. Bracts caducous. Lateral sepals ovate, hooked-curved, apex elongated into awn.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2005               22 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence corolla bud corolla bud lower sepal lower sepal

lower sepal spur lower sepal spur

lateral sepals lateral sepals

lateral united petals lateral united petals

gynoecium gynoecium androecium androecium petiole petiole
stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

flowers  
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence
inflorescence
flowers