Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Polygonum forrestii Diels    

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 

Herb 5 cm tall with creeping rhizome. Stems reddish. Corolla white. Anthers black. Stigmas pink. Flowers strongly scented.
Alpine scree. NW-facing slope 45 with Rhododendron, Primula, Cassiope.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tepals 5, unequal. Styles 3, stigmas capitate. Stamens 8.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2210               3 August 2010

morphological details

flowers flowers inflorescence inflorescence flower flower

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

corolla corolla

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

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