Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pedicularis vialii Franch.    

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

Herb 50 cm tall. Flowers white with purple beak. Leaves purple tinged around margins.
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 Ser. Subsurrectae. Corolla beaked, beak curving upwards. Galea toothless at margin. Calyx lobes 5.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2220               4 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower

corolla section corolla section

galea beak galea beak

galea section galea section
androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium anthers anthers
calyx calyx young capsule young capsule stem stem
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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