Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2092

Balsaminaceae
Impatiens lecomtei Hook.f.    

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 

Fleshy herb. Lateral sepals dull purple. Spur bilobed, yellow with purple stripes. Upper petal purple. Lateral petals yellow at base, purple-pink with dark pink strips towards the apex.
Roadside, broadleaf forest edge.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Lateral sepals entire, purple. Lower sepal spur bifid. Upper petal crested. Lateral united petals clawed, 2-lobed; apex of basal lobes with a long filamentous hair; distal lobes large, apex obtuse with a seta.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2092               27 July 2010

morphological details

lower sepal lower sepal lower sepal lower sepal lower sepal apex lower sepal apex

lower sepal spur lower sepal spur

lower sepal spur lower sepal spur

lateral sepal lateral sepal

upper petal upper petal lateral united petal basal lobe lateral united petal basal lobe lateral united petal upper lobe lateral united petal upper lobe
androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium capsule capsule stem stem
roots roots adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flower
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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