Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Impatiens delavayi Franch.    

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 

Fleshy herb 60 cm tall. Stems dark purple. Flowers yellow and purple.
Pasture with shrubs. South facing slope 10. Growing with Salix, Lonicera, Berberis, Trollius, Iris, Sinopodophyllum, Artemisia and Silene.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Lateral sepals asymetrical. Capsule linear. Spur bifid. Anthers obtuse.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2191               3 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower lateral petals lateral petals lateral petals lower lobe lateral petals lower lobe

upper lobe upper lobe

lower sepal lower sepal

spur spur

upper sepal upper sepal androecium androecium capsule apex capsule apex
seeds seeds seed seed stem stem
roots roots adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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