Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2034

Melastomataceae
Plagiopetalum esquirolii (H.LÚv.) Rehder var.  serratum (Diels) C.Hansen

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: 25.3004░ N, 98.7868░ E  Alt: 1973m 

Arching shrub to 2 m tall. Flowers fuchsia pink, ovary glandular. Along veins abaxially hairs pink.
Growing in open, cultivated area with Walnut trees, Acanthaceae, ferns, Erythrina, Diosporum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Hansen, C. (1988) A revision of the genus Plagiopetalum. Bull. mus. natr. Hist. Nat. Paris 4e ser. 10. Sect. B, Adansonia no. 2: 127-136. Also, Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Anthers 8, dimorphous, longer anthers 6 mm long, shorter anthers 4 mm long.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2034               23 July 2010

morphological details

flower bud flower bud calyx calyx calyx section calyx section

gynoecium gynoecium

style style

androecium androecium

anthers anthers stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
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flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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