Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2041

Cucurbitaceae
Thladiantha cordifolia (Blume) Cogniaux    

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: 25.3010 N, 98.7846 E  Alt: 1998m 

Liana scrambling to 3 m high. Fruits ovoid, green striped, flowers yellow.
N facing, edge of track.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Male flowers with 3-5 stamens, anthers often with one thecae, straight. Inflorescence dense, covered by dentate bracts. Female flowers solitary; fruits with 10 scabrid striae. Seeds many, tuberculate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2041               23 July 2010

morphological details

male flower male flower male flower male flower stamens stamens

androecium androecium

stamen stamen

fruit cross section fruit cross section

fruit longitudinal section fruit longitudinal section seeds seeds roots roots
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

fruit fruit longitudinal section
field picture
male inflorescence
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

male inflorescence
male flower
male flower
fruit