Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Cyananthus macrocalyx Franch.    

Region:Sichuan; Garze Tibetan Autonomous Pref.; Daocheng Xian
Gazetteer:Dao Cheng on road S216 to Xiangcheng.
Coordinates: 28.8588 N, 100.2656 E  Alt: 4255m 

Procumbent herb with stems to 10 cm long. Corolla pale yellow with purple lines on the tube outside, hairy at the mouth. Stigma yellow, 5-lobed with blue secondary pollen presenter below the lobes. Calyx inflated. Ovary 5-loculed.
High altitude meadow with shrubs. Yaks grazing.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Calyx glabrous outside.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2263               5 August 2010

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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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