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 to 2 m tall. Stems solid. Fruits translucent red, fused to half or more.
Alpine pasture grazed by livestock. Growing with along stream bank with Picea, Prunus, Berberis and abundant lichens.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Bracteoles cupular with glands on margins. Bracts as long as ovaries. Leaves glaucous abaxially.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2181               1 August 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair beries pair beries pair bracts bracts

berry berry

stem cross section stem cross section

short stem short stem

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

additional pictures

fruiting branch fruiting branch
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch