Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Silene asclepiadea Franch.    

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 10-30 cm tall. Corolla pale pink. Calyx pinkish-purple with dark purple stripes and long purple hairs.
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 Inflorescence lax with long stalked cymes. Styles 3. Seeds reniform.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2139               30 July 2010

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Herbarium voucher
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