Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Ligularia alatipes Hand.-Mazz.    

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 

Fleshy herb 50 cm tall. Flowers yellow.
Alpine pasture grazed by livestock. Growing in small stream with Iris and Plantago.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe SENECIONEAE. Petiole narrowly winged. Petiole sheating. Inflorescence racemose. Pappus should be white.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2183               1 August 2010

morphological details

capitula capitula capitulum capitulum phyllariesphyllaries

peduncle peduncle

florets florets

cypsela cypsela

corolla corolla androecium and style androecium and style receptacle receptacle
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant