Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Cassiope selaginoides Hook.f. & Thompson    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun. Top of the pass.
Coordinates: 28.1471 N, 99.9042 E  Alt: 4521m 

10 cm tall. Flowers nodding. Calyx burgundy-red. Corolla white with scattered pink hairs inside.
Alpine scree. NW-facing slope 45 with Rhododendron, Primula, Cassiope.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves furrowed abaxially to near the apex, margins fringed with white hairs. Anthers with long narrow appendages.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2208               3 August 2010

morphological details

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gynoecium gynoecium

stamens stamens

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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