Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Meconopsis impedita Prain    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun. Top of the pass.
Coordinates: 28.1476 N, 99.9037 E  Alt: 4479m 

Herb 10 cm tall. Flowers solitary, purple. Filaments blue. Anthers white. Sepals and capsule hirsute.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Plant with stiff hairs; ovary elliptic to narrowly obovoid, adpressed setose.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2195               3 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium stamens stamens

petal petal

pedicel pedicel

calyx calyx

gynoecium gynoecium adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

androecium, gynoecium