Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Strobilanthes forrestii Diels    

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 

Corolla white with purple markings.
Forest edge with Salix, bamboo, Lonicera setifera, Pinus yunnanensis, Tsuga, Abies, Calanthe.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves with linear cystoliths. Inflorescence a terminal spike with petiolate, leaflike bracts. Stamens 4. Filaments fused at the base. Style held on the lower side of corolla mouth by trichomes. Corolla pubescent outside and also inside at the base only.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2149               30 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx corolla apex corolla apex

androecium androecium

androecium and style androecium and style

trichomes helding the style trichomes helding the style

gynoecium gynoecium stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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