Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Impatiens cf. arctosepala 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). Walk to jin chang he (river).
Coordinates: 25.3012 N, 98.7858 E  Alt: 1966m 

20 cm tall herb, corolla yellow with dark pink markings
Growing in open area, in rocks on road side, on a little slope, N facing. With Pilea, Rhododendron, ferns, Asteraceae, Impatiens.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Flowers single or paired on short peduncle. Stem slightly brown hairy. Bracts linear. Upper sepal horned. Lower sepal spur minutely bifid at the apex. Lateral sepals lanceolate, glabrous with long acuminate apex. Anthers obtuse. Lateral petal auriculate. Part of a I. megtzeana group.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2036               23 July 2010

morphological details

lower sepal lower sepal lower sepal spur lower sepal spur lateral sepals lateral sepals

lateral united petals lateral united petals

lateral united petals lower lobe lateral united petals lower lobe

upper petal upper petal

upper petal spur upper petal spur androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium androecium androecium
ovary ovary bracts bracts stem stem
roots roots adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures