Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Meconopsis racemosa Maxim. var.  racemosa 

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 25 cm tall, densely rigid hirsute with black and brown hairs. Flowers blue, in a raceme. Anthers and filaments black. Root tuberous.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

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

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2196               3 August 2010

morphological details

androecium androecium androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium stamens stamens

gynoecium gynoecium

ovary ovary

stigmas stigmas

calyx calyx pedicel pedicel stem stem
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  

additional pictures

field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant
flower buds