Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pyrola forrestiana Andres    

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; 
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve. Ya Ba Qing, 17 km from Lanping to Lajin.
Coordinates: 26.4417 N, 99.3408 E  Alt: 2858m 

Herb with flowering stems 20 cm tall. Leaves in a rosette. Flowers greenish- white, nodding. Stigma with 5 greenish lobes. Style reflexed with pale pink disk at apex.
Pinus yunnanensis secondary forest. Growing in shade with Rhododendron, Lithocarpus, Populus and Pyrola.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Racemes with flowers on all sides. Style exserted at anthesis.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2158               31 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium

anthers anthers

calyx calyx

stem stem

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface  
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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