Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pyrola atropurpurea Franch.    

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 15 cm tall. In fruit, fruit immature, pale green. Pedicels and styles reflexed. Leaves dark green adaxially with lighter green veins, burgundy-red abaxially.
Pinus yunnanensis secondary forest. Growing in shade with Rhododendron, Lithocarpus, Populus and Pyrola.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2159               31 July 2010

morphological details

young fruits young fruits young fruit young fruit calyx calyx

locule locule

seeds seeds

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

basal leaves