Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Leycesteria formosa Wall.    

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Lushui Xian
Gazetteer:Gao li gong shan, 50 km from Liuku to Yao Jiaping on the 316 provincial road.
Coordinates: 25.9567 N, 98.7311 E  Alt: 2319m 

Arching shrub with green non woody stems to 1.5 m tall. Inflorescences pendulous with 3-flowered cymes. Flowers campanulate, reddish outside, white within with 5 yellow spots in mouth. Stems hollow.
Rocky roadside, S-facing slope with Betulaceae, Hypericum, Alnus nepalensis, Elsholtzia, Helichrysum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2058               25 July 2010

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