Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2138

Acanthaceae
Strobilanthes cf. dryadum Benoist    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Bi Jiang river valley. Yakou, along provincial road 227 from Yunlong to Lanping.
Coordinates: 26.5770 N, 99.4410 E  Alt: 2955m 

Herb with stems ascending to 20 cm tall, woody at base. Corolla purple with white at base. Stamens 4, anthers white.
Meadow, heavily grazed. E-facing rocky slope. Growing with Pedicularis, Cynoglossum (10CS2140), Gentiana, Hypericum, Silene and Trifolium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Leaves with linear cystoliths. Petioles winged. Inflorescences axillary. Style held on the lower side of corolla mouth by trichomes. Corolla sparsely hairy outside.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2138               30 July 2010

morphological details

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anther anther

ovary ovary

calyx calyx

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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