Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Salvia brachyloma E.Peter    

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 40 cm tall, aromatic when crushed. Calyx purple tinged. Corolla white with fine light purple speckles. Anthers blue. Stigma purple.
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 Filaments 3 as long as anther connectives. Anther cells of lower arms fertile.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2189               3 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower corolla lobes corolla lobes corolla section corolla section

style style

stamen stamen

stamen stamen

gynoecium gynoecium calyx calyx nutlets nutlets
stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

flower fruiting calyx
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures