Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2155

Ericaceae
Vaccinium cf. mandarinorum Diels    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; 
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve. Ya Ba Qing, 17 km from Lanping to Lajin.
Coordinates: 26.4439 N, 99.3470 E  Alt: 2854m 

Shrub 1.3 m tall. Young leaves tinged red. Fruits immature, red with white bloom.
Fire break along hilltop ridge in Pinus yunnanensis plantation. Growing with Rhododendron, Salix, Lithocarpus, Pteridium hirsutum, Vaccinium, Helichrysum and Hemiphragma.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.eFloras.org. Fruit 10-pseudolocular. Calyx 5-merous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2155               31 July 2010

morphological details

berries berries faded flower faded flower gynoecium gynoecium

seeds seeds

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruits