Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Triosteum himalayanum Wall.    

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

Herb 30 cm tall. In fruit. Fruits green, unripe, with 2-3 pyrenes. Leaves smell fetid when crushed.
Forest with Quercus, Sorbus, Salix, creeping Rubus, Berberis, Clematis, Rhododendron, and species-rich herb layer including Thalictrum, Trollius.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Stem hollow. Leaves perfoliate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2218               4 August 2010

morphological details

fruits fruits fruit fruit fruit section fruit section

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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