Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pedicularis cephalantha Franch. ex Maxim.    

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:Above the Yak cheese farm (Nailaochang), Langducun. Near the lake.
Coordinates: 28.2481 N, 99.9763 E  Alt: 3856m 

Herb 20 cm tall with fleshy tuber. Calyx dull purple. Corolla purple with white at mouth and base of lower corolla lobe.
Alpine meadow and grazing pasture with Primula, Trollius, Pedicularis, Polygonum, Halenia, Geranium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Ser.Oliganthae. Inflorescence a dense capitulum. Corolla tube less than 2x as long as calyx. Corolla beaked, beak twisted. Lower corolla lip spreading, not enveloping galea. Galea glandular pubescent abaxially.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2229               4 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower corolla corolla

galea galea

galea beak galea beak

galea section galea section

calyx calyx gynoecium gynoecium stem stem
roots roots adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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