Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera acuminata 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: 25.9861 N, 98.7076 E  Alt: 2713m 

Creeping along the stream, Leaves with ciliate margins & middle vein abaxially. Fruit unripe, green.
Rocks, open area by stream. Growing with Polygonum, Helichrysum, Rubus.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Stem long hairy with short adpressed curved hairs. Leaves adaxially glandular and densely hairy on midvein. Margins conspicuosly ciliate. Calyx, bracts and bracteoles ciliate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2070               25 July 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair bracts and bracteoles bracts and bracteoles calyx calyx

berry cross section berry cross section

bud scales bud scales

stem stem

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch