Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2023

Commelinaceae
Rhopalephora scaberrima (Blume) Faden    

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: 25.3097 N, 98.7927 E  Alt: 1557m 

60-70 cm tall herb, petals pale lilac, fertile anthers purple, staminodes yellow.
River valley / gorge.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Inflorescence bract sheath-like. Fertile stamens 3 (one shorter), posterior; staminodes 2, 2-lobed (dumbell shaped). Capsule densely covered with apically-hooked hairs.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2023               22 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

gynoecium gynoecium

style style

leaf sheath leaf sheath adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
inflorescence
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence
flower
flower