Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera tangutica Maxim.    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun.
Coordinates: 28.0783 N, 99.7811 E  Alt: 3142m 

Shrub 1 m tall, spreading 0.5 m. In fruit, fruits translucent red, fused completely or >1/2. Bracts linear. Bracteoles absent. Leaves with domatia abaxially.
Roadside bank with Quercus, Caragana, Pedicularis rex and Potentilla. North facing slope, 45.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2186               3 August 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair bracts bracts seeds seeds

seed cross section seed cross section

stem cross section stem cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branches
fruiting branches
fruiting branch