Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Leycesteria formosa Wall.    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; 
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve. Ya Ba Qing, 17 km from Lanping to Lajin.
Coordinates: 26.4416 N, 99.3426 E  Alt: 2848m 

Arching shrub with stems to 2 m long. Supernumerary bracts purple. Flowers white. Fruits immature, purple tinged. Leaves pale beneath.
Pinus yunnanensis plantation. South facing slope 20. Growing with Lithocarpus, Indigofera, Hypericum, Hemiphragma, Galium, Fragaria and ferns.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2156               31 July 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower berries berries

berry berry

seeds seeds

stem stem

stem cross section stem cross section adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering branch