Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Leycesteria gracilis (Kurz) Airy-Shaw    

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: 25.9700 N, 98.7071 E  Alt: 2580m 

Arching shrub with green stem to 2 m tall. Stem hollow. Leaves glaucous abaxially, flowers not scented, single in pendulous spikes. Corolla white - yellow, style slightly excerted, stamens inserted.
SE facing slope, roadside.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2062               25 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flowers pair flowers pair bracts and bracteoles bracts and bracteoles

corolla section corolla section

stem cross section stem cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface    
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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