Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Abelia forrestii (Diels) W.W.Smith    

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Lushui Xian
Gazetteer:Lao Wo.
Coordinates: 25.8593 N, 99.0424 E  Alt: 1539m 

Arching shrub 1 m tall. Flowers white-pink with long narrow tube. Sepals 5, red. New growth with 3-whorled leaves. Corolla without markings or hairs in mouth & throat.
N facing slope 45 degrees, cliff by the road.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Fowers axillary, long tubular with 5 persistent sepals.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2051               24 July 2010

morphological details

anthers and style anthers and style calyx and corolla tube calyx and corolla tube nectary nectary

ovary ovary

bracts bracts

stem stem

stem cross section stem cross section adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

inflorescence flowers


flowers flowers
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering shrub