Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Halenia elliptica D.Don var.  elliptica 

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 50 cm tall. Corolla lobes white, spurs purple. Filaments blue, anthers 4, pale blue and white. Leaves and stems red-tinged.
Meadow, heavily grazed. E-facing rocky slope. Growing with Pedicularis, Gentiana, Hypericum, Cynoglossum, Silene and Trifolium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2143               30 July 2010

morphological details

flowers flowers flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

gynoecium gynoecium

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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