Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Salvia plectranthoides Griffith    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Tian chi Nature Reserve
Coordinates: 25.8719 N, 99.2907 E  Alt: 2574m 

Herb 15-20 cm tall with fleshy tap-root. Flowers lilac with white markings inside lower lip. Stamens 2, anthers purple, pollen yellow.
Forest edge with Pinus yunnanensis, Malus, Pyrus, Lonicera, Ilex, Helwingia, Hypericum, Trifolium, Stachyurus and Fragaria.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Calyx and corolla without hairy annulus inside. Corolla tube straight. Apex of upper calyx lip entire. Anther connectives 3-4 mm. Anther cells of lower arms sterile (and should be united according to Flora of China key).
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2117               29 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower corolla corolla corolla section corolla section

stamen stamen

connectives connectives

calyx calyx

calyx section calyx section gynoecium gynoecium calyx mouth calyx mouth
stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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