Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2096

Urticaceae
Laportea bulbifera (Siebold & Zucc.) Weddell    

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: 27.1678 N, 98.7779 E  Alt: 2574m 

Stinging herb 60 cm tall. Leaves with stinging hairs with black enlarged bases towards base of midrib on upper surface. Female inflorescence terminal. Stigmas dark purple-red. Male inflorescences axillary, anthers white.
Primary broadleaf forest, roadside edge with ferns, Rubus and Impatiens.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Stipules intrapetiolar, 2-fid at apex. Pedicels of female flowers not winged, perianth lobes 4, unequal. Male flowers with 5 stamens. Cystoliths minutely punctiform.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2096               27 July 2010

morphological details

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Herbarium voucher
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