Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Phlomis atropurpurea Dunn    

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 30 cm tall. Flowers purple. Anthers black. Filaments white.
Alpine meadow and grazing pasture. Boggy area beside river and lake with Primula, Sanguisorba, Leontopodium, Parnassia, Euphrasia, Ranunculus.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Stamens 4. Filaments of posterior stamens shorter than anterior ones, without appendages at base. Upper corolla lip white barbate inside. Calyx 5-toothed. Style lobes unequal in length.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2236               4 August 2010

morphological details

flowers verticillaster flowers verticillaster bracts bracts corolla upper lip corolla upper lip

corolla corolla

flower flower

calyx lobes calyx lobes

stamens stamens corolla apex section corolla apex section corolla tube section corolla tube section
gynoecium gynoecium adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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