Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2216

Ranunculaceae
Aconitum vilmorinianum Komarov    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:Yak cheese farm (Nailaochang), Langducun.
Coordinates: 28.2359 N, 99.9940 E  Alt: 3658m 

Scrambling herb 2 m tall. Flowers blue-purple. Anthers dull purple, pollen white.
Forest with Quercus, Sorbus, Salix, creeping Rubus, Berberis, Clematis, Rhododendron, and species-rich herb layer including Thalictrum, Trollius, Triosteum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Subgenus Aconitum. Petaline limb distinct, with a short or long spur and distinct lip; carpels 5.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2216               4 August 2010

morphological details

flowers flowers lower sepals lower sepals petals petals

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petal spur petal spur

androecium androecium

stamens stamens gynoecium gynoecium bracts bracts
stem stem adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
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inflorescence
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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