Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Mimulus tenellus Bunge var.  platyphyllus (Franch.) P.C.Tsoong ex H.P.Yang

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Fugong xian
Gazetteer:Gaoligong Shan. On road towards Myanmar border from Nianma luoqu (18 km from Lu ma deng, across the concrete bridge, above the military station).
Coordinates: 27.1674 N, 98.7773 E  Alt: 2556m 

Herb 25 cm tall with creeping stems. Flowers yellow. Corolla lobes yellow, tube pale yellow inside with orange spots and barbate.
Roadside, stream edge with Epilobium and Juncus.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Flowers solitary in leaf axils. Stems winged. Sepals connate. Staminode absent. Stamens 4, bracteoles absent. Calyx inflated, mouth truncate, apex suboblique. Filaments not appendiculate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2091               27 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx corolla mouth corolla mouth

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androecium, style androecium, style

androecium, style androecium, style

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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