Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera tangutica Maxim.    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Bi Jiang river valley. Yakou, along provincial road 227 from Yunlong to Lanping.
Coordinates: 26.5778 N, 99.4401 E  Alt: 2984m 

Shrub 3 m tall. In fruit, fruits pale orange. Ovaries fused. Stems solid.
Forest edge with Prinsepia, Deutzia, Cotoneaster, Xanthoxylum and Jasminum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Seeds smooth, many.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2144               30 July 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair berries pair berries pair bracts bracts

seeds seeds

seed cross section seed cross section

bud scales bud scales

stem cross section stem cross section adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

berries pairs  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch