Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera angustifolia Wall. ex DC. var.  myrtillus (Hook.f. & Thomson) Q.E.Yang, Landrein, Borosova

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. Leaves glaucous beneath. Berries completely fused, translucent red. Bracts leaf-like 5 mm long. Bracteoles fused, cupular, 1 mm long. Stems solid.
Alpine pasture grazed by livestock. Growing with along stream bank.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Peduncle <5 mm long
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2179               1 August 2010

morphological details

berries pair rachis indumentum berries pair androecium, gynoecium calyx bracts

seed seed

stem cross section seed

bud scales seed

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

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
berries pair