Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Taxillus caloreas (Diels) Danser var.  caloreas 

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; 
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve. Ya Ba Qing, 17 km from Lanping to Lajin.
Coordinates: 26.4378 N, 99.3401 E  Alt: 2833m 

Shrub. Corolla tube red, lobes green, reflexed. Ovary inferior, green.
Mixed forest with Pinus yunnanensis, Rhododendron, Populus and bamboo. Growing on Abies yunnanensis.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Young branchlets densely brown stellate hairy. Corolla 4-lobed, glabrous. Ovary tomentose, calyx lobes laciniate. Single scale-like bract subtending each flower.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2171               31 July 2010

morphological details

corolla apex corolla apex corolla tube corolla tube style style

ovaries ovaries

ovary ovary

stem stem

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
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flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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