Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera trichosantha Bureau & Franch. var.  deflexicalyx (Diels) P.S.Hsu & H.J.Wang

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun.
Coordinates: 28.0950 N, 99.7964 E  Alt: 3204m 

Shrub 4 m tall. Fruit orange. Ovaries free. Bracts linear 1-2 mm. Bracteoles fused into a cupule. Stems solid with brown pith. Inner winter bud scales accrescent, adpressed-hairy inside. Accessory buds present. Bark splitting becoming fissured.
Roadside. Growing with Clematis.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2187               3 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence berries berries berries pair berries pair

calyx calyx

seeds seeds

bud scales bud scales

stem cross section stem cross section adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

berries pair bark
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch