Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Corydalis calcicola W.W.Smith    

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 15 cm tall. Flowers purple. Corolla lobes dark purple, spur pale mauve.
Alpine scree. NW-facing slope 45 with Rhododendron, Primula, Cassiope.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Roots not seen - should be tuberous and fasciculate. Ovary with raised lines of dense papillae.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2211               3 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower outer sepals outer sepals

corolla apex corolla apex

ovary ovary

gynoecium and petal gynoecium and petal

stigmas stigmas sepal spur sepal spur nectary spur nectary spur
stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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