Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pternopetalum delavayi (Franch.) Hand.-Mazz.    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Tian chi Nature Reserve
Coordinates: 25.8735 N, 99.2949 E  Alt: 2581m 

Herb 25-50 cm tall. Fruits glabrous, green, ridged. Stylopodium white. Petals white, anthers pink.
Pinus yunnanensis forest.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Commisural surface of fruit plane (not concave), commisure narrow. Fruits often with one mericarp aborted. Umbellules with peduncles lengthening in fruit. Leaves heteromorphic.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2126               29 July 2010

morphological details

umbel umbel flowers flowers flowers flowers

umbellule umbellule

schizocarps schizocarps

mericarp cross section mericarp cross section

stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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