Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2072

Melastomataceae
Sarcopyramis napalensis 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 

Fleshy herb to 20 cm tall, petals pale pink anthers yellow.
E-facing, coarse sandy slope 45 degrees.

Identification Notes:Verified with C. Hansen, Revision of the genus Sarcopyramis Wall. Bot. Tidsskrift. bd.7.3. hft 3-4 (1979). Also Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Inflorescence with foliaceous bracts. Anthers <1 mm long. Ovary apex with a membranous crown. Stamens with a spur beneath the anther.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2072               25 July 2010

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stamens and style stamens and style

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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