Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pleurospermum angelicoides (Wall. ex DC.) C.B.Clarke    

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: 25.9749 N, 98.6986 E  Alt: 3074m 

1 m tall herb, umbells with long bracts, very broad, white, wavy, flowers white-lilac. Fruit aromatic.
with bamboos, Clematis.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Upper leaf sheath inflated. Leaf margin irregularly serrate. Umbel ca. 15 rayed.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2080               25 July 2010

morphological details

umbellule umbellule flowers flowers bracts bracts

flowers flowers

flower section flower section

ovaries ovaries

ovary cross section ovary cross section ovary ovary leaf sheath leaf sheath
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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