Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Nepeta wilsonii (Duthie) Dunn    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun.
Coordinates: 28.1304 N, 99.8534 E  Alt: 3861m 

Herb 50 cm tall. Flowers purple with light and dark markings on lip. Calyx purple-black. Anthers dark blue. Stigma purple. Plant aromatic when crushed.
Pasture with shrubs. Growing on a shallow South facing slope 10, with Salix, Lonicera, Iris, Berberis, Trollius, Sinopodophyllum, Artemisia, Silene.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Stamens 4, posterior stamens longer than anterior once. Calyx upper lip 3-lobed, lower 2-lobed; sinuses of teeth without a thickened fold.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2188               3 August 2010

morphological details

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anthers and style anthers and style fruiting calyx fruiting calyx gynoecium gynoecium
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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