Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Rheum delavayi Franch.    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:5 km from Geza (Gezancun) towards Langdoucun. Top of the pass.
Coordinates: 28.1459 N, 99.9046 E  Alt: 4610m 

Herb 20 cm tall. Stems, petioles and leaf veins red. Tepals green tinged red. Fruits dark red.
Alpine scree. SW-facing slope 45.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tepals 6. Achenes winged. Leaves leathery.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2213               3 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower flower flower

achene achene

calyx calyx

scape scape

stem base stem base adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

basal leaves