Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Impatiens arguta Hook.f. & Thomson    

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

Herb 30 cm tall. Flowers purple and white with yellow markings. Lateral petals and spurred sepal have yellow inner markings. Spur apex burgundy-red.
Pinus yunnanensis forest. Growing in open area with Elsholtzia.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Lateral sepals 4, lateral united petals not clawed, 2-lobed, with conspicuous auricle.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2124               29 July 2010

morphological details

sepals sepals lower sepal lower sepal

lower sepal apex lower sepal apex

lower sepal spur lower sepal spur upper sepals upper sepals upper petal upper petal
upper petal apex upper petal apex lateral petals lateral petals lateral petals lower lobe lateral petals lower lobe
lateral petals upper lobe lateral petals upper lobe androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium  

additional pictures

flower flower
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures