Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2178

Caprifoliceae
Lonicera nigra L.    

Region:Yunnan; Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Pref.; Lushui Xian
Gazetteer:Lanping Nature Reserve, Fu he. Mi Le Ba village.
Coordinates: 26.4201 N, 99.2763 E  Alt: 3152m 

Upright shrub 2.5 m tall. In fruit, fruits green, unripe. Bracteoles fused into a cupule. Bracts linear, 1 mm long. Leaves glaucous beneath. Stems solid with brown pith. Winter buds 4-angular with acute scales.
Alpine pasture grazed by livestock. Growing with along stream bank.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Leaves adaxially with minute pale glands, hairy on midvein.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2178               1 August 2010

morphological details

berries pairs berries pairs berries pair berries pair bracts bracts

bud scales bud scales

stem cross section stem cross section

stem cross section stem cross section

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch