Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Cremanthodium sino-oblongatum R.D.Good    

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 15 cm tall. Stems purple. Capitula solitary, nodding. Phyllaries green, in one row. Ligulate florets yellow, 3-toothed at apex. Tubular florets yellow with exserted, dark purple stamen tube. Roots fibrous.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe SENECIONEAE, Subtrib. TUSSILAGININAE. Pappus as long as tubular florets. Pappus white
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2198               3 August 2010

morphological details

capitulum section capitulum section receptacle receptacle phyllaries phyllaries

phyllaries phyllaries

florets florets

disc florets disc florets

corolla corolla cypsela cypsela ligulate floret ligulate floret
ligule apex ligule apex stemstem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant