Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2046

Cucurbitaceae
Herpetospermum pedunculosum (Seringe) C.B.Clarke    

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: 25.3061 N, 98.7783 E  Alt: 2133m 

10 m long climber hanging down from a tree. Big fruit green with yellow stripes on the outside. Flowers yellow, seed creamy circular.
Edge of track.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Anthers connate and conduplicate, filaments free. Seed pendulous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2046               23 July 2010

morphological details

calyx and corolla calyx and corolla corolla tube corolla tube calyx calyx

androecium androecium

androecium androecium

female corolla tube section female corolla tube section

ovules ovules fruit surface fruit surface seed seed
tendrils tendrils abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

seeds habitat
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower bud
fruiting branch
fruit cross section