Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Monotropastrum humile (D.Don) H.Hara    

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 

Plant white, without chlorophyll, 4-5 cm tall, leaves scale-like. Stigmas disk-shaped, violet-purple.
Pinus yunnanensis mixed secondary forest with Rhododendron, bamboo, Tsuga and Populus. Shallow slope. Growing in pine needle leaf litter in shade.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2162               31 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower ovary ovary ovary section ovary section

seeds seeds

roots roots

scales scales

field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant
flowering plant