Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Leycesteria gracilis (Kurz) Airy-Shaw    

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: 25.3069 N, 98.7771 E  Alt: 2172m 

Arching shrub 8 m. Flowers white, bracts minute, green. Leaf underside glaucous. Stigma white, 5-lobed. 5 nectaries, gibbous at base of corolla tube.
2 degree forest, growing with Exbucklandia.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Inflorescence a pendulous raceme. Stem hollow.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2047               23 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence bracts and bracteoles bracts and bracteoles corolla apex corolla apex

corolla section corolla section

anthers and style anthers and style

nectary nectary

stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures