Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Gentiana recurvata C.B.Clarke    

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: 27.1787 N, 98.7336 E  Alt: 2972m 

Annual herb 15 cm tall with basal leaf rosette. Corolla 10-lobed, blue inside, blue-green outside, inner lobes fringed, tube yellow. Anthers pink.
Damp rock surface with moss beside stream.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Sect. Chondrophyllae. Capsule winged along sutures. Calyx lobes narrowly triangular, erect. Plicae fringed with expanded tips.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2102               27 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower corolla corolla calyx calyx

gynoecium gynoecium

capsule capsule

capsule capsule

capsule capsule capsule capsule seeds seeds
basal leaves basal leaves stem stem leaf surfaces leaf surfaces
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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