Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Trachydium roylei Lindley    

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. Flowers sweet scented. Petals dark purple outside, whitish inside. Stylopodium green, fleshy. Filaments white. Anthers dark blue.
Alpine meadow and grazing pasture with Primula, Trollius, Pedicularis, Polygonum, Halenia, Geranium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Bracts and bracteoles pinnate. Fruits with conspicuous primary ribs. Umbels pedunculate or sessile (umbellules sometimes with very long peduncles). Sepal unequal in length, lanceolate to deltoid.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2230               4 August 2010

morphological details

umbel umbel umbel umbel bracts bracts

flowers flowers

flower flower

bracteoles bracteoles

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface leaf sheath leaf sheath
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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