Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lobelia pleotricha Diels    

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 

Herb 70 cm tall. Stems purple. Flowers purple and white. Corolla split to base, ciliate along midveins, upper 2 lobes purple, ascending and narrow, lower lobes purple with white markings, spreading. Anther tube blue-grey, white pubescent with a tuft of white hairs at apex of lower anthers.
Damp ground 1 m from stream edge, growing with Carex, Juncus and Fargesia.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Flowers resupinate, corolla zygomorphic; stamens connate, forming an asymmetric tube; staminal column free from corolla; locules and stigmas 2.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2108               27 July 2010

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Herbarium voucher
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