Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Fosbergia shweliensis (J.Anthony) Tirveng. & Sastre    

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: 25.3055 N, 98.7804 E  Alt: 2072m 

Large open fruits. 8 cm in diameter. Coppiced tree 10 m tall, DBH 10 cm.
Slope 20 degrees, W facing, conifer plantation.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Twigs strigose along lines. Berries globose. 2 locular with many seeds. seeds oblong angular. Fruits and flowers take several years to mature.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2043               23 July 2010

morphological details

locule locule locule locule seed seed

seed cross section seed cross section

stem stem

stem stem

stipule stipule abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
fruiting tree
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruit cross section
fallen fruit