Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Acer stachyophyllum Hiern subsp.  betulifolium (Maxim.) Jong

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: 27.1710 N, 98.7702 E  Alt: 2679m 

Multistemmed tree 10 m tall, spreading to 10 m, 30 cm dbh. In fruit, fruits pink-tinged. Bark green with vertical scars. Hosting many epiphytes including Pilea, ferns and mosses.
Primary broadleaf forest, roadside edge.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Section Arguta. Leaf bud not stalked, nutlet strongly veined.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2097               27 July 2010

morphological details

samara samara samara wing samara wing wing wing

pedicels pedicels

samara base samara base

ovary section ovary section

stem seed abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch