Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Codonopsis farreri J.Anthony    

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: 27.1788 N, 98.7303 E  Alt: 2998m 

Trailing shrub with stems to 2 m and white sap. Flowers pendent. Corolla 7 cm long, 3 cm diameter, yellow-green with dark purple veins and dark purple blotches inside at the base. Filaments yellow-green, anthers dark purple, pollen pale yellow. Stems purple flecked. Leaves smell fetid when crushed.
Rocky slope with bamboo (Fargesia), Rubus, Acer, Rosa, Rhododendron and Hydrangea. Trailing over vertical rock face.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Subgenus Codonopsis. Calyx lobes & filaments glabrous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2106               27 July 2010

morphological details

calyx calyx corolla corolla corolla corolla

androecium and style androecium and style

stigmas stigmas

anther anther

nectary disc nectary disc ovary ovary ovary ovary
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  

additional pictures

flower calyx
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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