Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2172

Acanthaceae
Strobilanthes atropurpurea Nees in Wall. var.  atropurpurea 

Region:Yunnan; Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture; 
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve. Ya Ba Qing, 17 km from Lanping to Lajin.
Coordinates: 26.4347 N, 99.3372 E  Alt: 2900m 

Herb 1m tall. Flowers purple with darker spots at the base of the tube. Corolla mouth is upturned. Stem quadrangular, slightly winged, swollen above the nodes. Leaves pale beneath.
Mixed forest with Pinus yunnanensis. Growing beside stream with bamboo.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Leaves with linear cystoliths. Petioles winged. Inflorescences axillary. Style held on the lower side of corolla mouth by trichomes. Corolla glabrous outside.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2172               31 July 2010

morphological details

flower flower corolla apex corolla apex corolla mouth corolla mouth

androecium androecium

calyx calyx

gynoecium gynoecium

stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

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