Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Erigeron breviscapus (Vaniot) Hand.-Mazz.    

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 20-30 cm tall. Capitula with purple ligulate flowers. Yellow tubular flowers.
Meadow, heavily grazed. E-facing rocky slope. Growing with Pedicularis, Gentiana, Hypericum, Cynoglossum, Silene and Trifolium.

Identification Notes:Verified by comparison with herbarium specimens (see also illustration in Flora Yunnanensis 13: 95).
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2141               30 July 2010

morphological details

capitulum capitulum phyllaries phyllaries ligules ligules

florets florets

style style

disc and ligulate florets disc and ligulate florets

disc floret disc floret receptacle receptacle cypsela cypsela
cypselum cypselum adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

basal leaves