Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Cremanthodium campanulatum (Franch.) Diels var.  campanulatum 

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 20 cm tall. Stems dark purple. Leaves fleshy, purple beneath. Capitula nodding. Phyllaries burgundy-red, longer than florets. Corollas purple. Anther tube and stigmas dark burgundy-red. Pappus as long as corolla, not branched.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe SENECIONEAE, Subtrib. TUSSILAGININAE. Leaves reniform, palmately veined, drying pale abaxially. Phyllaries in one series (but overlapping at base), obtuse at apex, forming a campanulate involucre. Florets all tubular. Pappus white.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2197               3 August 2010

morphological details

capitulum section capitulum section florets florets stigmas stigmas

cypsela cypsela

phyllaries phyllaries

disc florets disc florets

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium cypsela cypsela androecium androecium
receptacle receptacle scape scape adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant