Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera nigra L.    

Region:Sichuan; Garze Tibetan Autonomous Pref.; Daocheng Xian
Gazetteer:Dao Cheng on road S216, km-stone 66.
Coordinates: 28.7561 N, 100.2719 E  Alt: 3901m 

Shrub 3 m tall. Stems solid, sometimes with brown pith. In fruit, fruits green, unripe. Bracts minute, linear. Bracteoles fused in pairs.
Rocky, SW-facing bank. With Quercus, Rhododendron, Morina, Cotoneaster, Potentilla. Growing in flat, grassy areas.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves minutely hairy on both surfaces. Winter buds slightly 4-angular.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2259               5 August 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair bracts and bracteoles bracts and bracteoles stem stem

axillary bud scales axillary bud scales

stem cross section stem cross section

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
field picture
fruiting shrub
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch