Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Litsea cf. mollis Hemsl.    

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 

Small tree 3 m tall (previously coppiced). In fruit, fruits green with strong citrus (lime) scent when crushed. Pedicels swollen.
Primary broadleaf forest, roadside edge.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online White pubescent on young branchlets, petioles and abaxial leaf surface, densely pubescent on midveins. Fruits in umbels.
Ancillary Collections: Photos 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2099               27 July 2010

morphological details

umbel umbel drupes drupes drupe drupe

drupe section drupe section

drupe section drupe section

seeds seeds

inflorescences buds inflorescences buds abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch