Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Nomocharis meleagrina Franch.    

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Lushui Xian
Gazetteer:Gao li gong shan, Pian ma, at the border with Myanmar at the top of the mountain.
Coordinates: 25.9726 N, 98.6835 E  Alt: 3131m 

Bulbous herb up to 1 m tall. Leaves whorled. Flowers pendant, pink with purple black marking inside. Filaments swollen at base.
Disturbed area with bamboo, Lamiaceae; in a saddle.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Inner tepals 4 x 2 cm. Anthers 3 mm long.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2075               25 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower stamens stamens stamen stamen

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

corolla corolla

nectaries nectaries

stem stem bulb bulb bulb scales bulb scales
bulb scale bulb scale leaves leaves adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures