Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China

Voucher:10CS2234

Balsaminaceae
Impatiens infirma Hook.f.    

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 

Fleshy herb 40 cm tall. Stems pink. Flowers yellow.
Alpine meadow and grazing pasture. Boggy area beside river with Primula, Sanguisorba, Leontopodium, Parnassia, Euphrasia, Ranunculus.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online www.efloras.org. Inflorescence many flowered with persistent bracts. Capsules linear. Spur 2 cm long. Lateral united petals auriculate. Lower sepal navicular. Upper petal hooded.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2234               4 August 2010

morphological details

flower buds flower buds lateral united petals lateral united petals lateral united petals apex lateral united petals apex

lower sepal lower sepal

lower sepal base lower sepal base

lower sepal spur lower sepal spur

sepal sepal androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium young capsule young capsule
stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

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