Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Parnassia wightiana Wall. ex Wight & Arnott    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Tian chi Nature Reserve
Coordinates: 25.8721 N, 99.2927 E  Alt: 2579m 

Herb with scapes to 25 cm tall. Flowers greenish-white to cream.
Pinus yunnanensis forest. Growing in boggy open area with moss, Ajuga and Inula.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Staminodes 5-lobed, glandular at apex. Petals fimbriate proximally.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2122               29 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower petals margin petals margin calyx calyx

calyx base calyx base

stamen stamen

staminodes staminodes

staminode staminode flower section flower section plant base plant base
leaf base leaf base adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

flower flower
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures