Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Chrysosplenium griffithii Hook.f. & Thompson    

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 5 cm tall. Flowers yellow. Seeds brown, in splash cup.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45 with Potentilla, Bistorta, Arenaria, mosses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Subterranean stolons present. Nectary disc 8-lobed. Seeds smooth, glabrous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2202               3 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower flower flower

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

nectary disc nectary disc

calyx calyx

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

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