Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Dipelta yunnanensis Franch.    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; Yunlong xian
Gazetteer:Bi Jiang river valley. Yakou, along provincial road 227 from Yunlong to Lanping.
Coordinates: 26.5788 N, 99.4395 E  Alt: 3035m 

Large shrub 3 m tall with arching stems. Bark flaking. In fruit, bracts papery brown, seeds formed (fertile).
Forest edge with Salix, bamboo, Lonicera setifera, Pinus yunnanensis, Tsuga, Abies, Calanthe.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves with barbate hairs on veins abaxially.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2147               30 July 2010

morphological details

fruit fruit bracts bracts achene achene

achene cross section achene cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures


field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch