Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Eriophyton wallichii Benth.    

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 7 cm tall. Corolla white tinged grey-blue. Lower lip brown and withered Anthers black. Leaves recurved and covering the flowers.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Calyx subequally 5-toothed. Base of posterior filaments winged and ciliate. Anther cells divergent. Upper lip of corolla broadly galeate and densely pubescent outside.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2201               3 August 2010

morphological details

bracts bracts corolla section corolla section corolla corolla

corolla tube section corolla tube section

corolla tube section  base corolla tube section base

androecium and style androecium and style

stigmas stigmas anther anther calyx calyx
calyx lobes calyx lobes gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium
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
flowering plant