Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Primula bella Franch.    

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 

Plants 2-4 cm tall. Leaves basal. Flowers purple. Corolla with darker ring around mouth and white hairs inside the mouth, closing the tube. Bracts 2 at base of calyx.
Alpine scree. NW-facing slope 45 with Rhododendron, Primula, Cassiope.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves yellow farinose abaxially. Anthers obtuse.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2209               3 August 2010

morphological details

corolla lobes corolla lobes corolla mouth corolla mouth corolla lobe corolla lobe

corolla section corolla section

ovary and androecium ovary and androecium

style style

calyx calyx abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface leaves surface leaves surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plants