Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Polygonum delicatulum Meisner in DC.    

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: 27.1794 N, 98.7253 E  Alt: 3062m 

Herb to 8 cm tall. Leaves and stems red-tinged. Flowers greenish-white.
Growing near stream edge with Rubus, Juncus and Carex.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Styles 3, tepals 5, 3 larger. Achenes exceeding persistent perianth, shiny, trigonous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2114               27 July 2010

morphological details

flowers flowers flowers flowers ovaries ovaries

ovary ovary

achene achene

ocrea ocrea

roots roots adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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