Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Schisandra sphaerandra Stapf.    

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 

Liana climbing to 5 m tall. Apocarps green.
Primary broadleaf forest. Climbing in Litsea.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Plant glabrous. Torus to 15cm long, pseudostyle broad on one side of the carpels.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2101               27 July 2010

morphological details

fruit fruit druplets druplets aborted carpels aborted carpels

aborted carpel aborted carpel

druplet section druplet section

seed seed

stem cross section stem cross section 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