Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Clethra delavayi 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 

Tree 3 m tall with arching trunk 6 m long, 6 cm dbh. Flowers white. Petals and sepals 5. Anthers black. Bark smooth, pale and flaking.
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.#2163               31 July 2010

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flowers flowers corolla corolla calyx calyx

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

stamens stamens

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adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface leaf margin leaf margin  
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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