Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Oplismenus patens Honda var.  patens 

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). Walk to jin chang he (river).
Coordinates: 25.2981 N, 98.7974 E  Alt: 1755m 

Creeping with inflorescence to 30 cm tall. Anthers and stigmas pink.
Evergreen broadleaf forest to 20 m tall, slope 2 degrees.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe Paniceae. Spikelets with two florets. Lower one sterile with a single mucronate lemma (palea absent). Upper floret fertile with coriaceous, transparent, shiny and indistinctly ribbed. Both glumes awned, awn of lower glume longer.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2028               23 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence spikelets spikelets spikelet spikelet

spikelet spikelet

dissected spikelet dissected spikelet

floret floret

dissected floret dissected floret androecium androecium culm culm
ligule ligule adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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