Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera trichosantha Bureau & Franch. var.  trichosantha 

Region:Sichuan; Garze Tibetan Autonomous Pref.; Daocheng Xian
Gazetteer:Dao Cheng on road S216 to Xiangcheng.
Coordinates: 29.1204 N, 100.1963 E  Alt: 3854m 

Stem brown in the middle. Shrub 2.5 m tall. In fruit, fruits reddish, unripe. Calyx papery, brown, split to base. Ovaries free. Bracteoles cupular. Bracts triangular. Leaves with domatia.
River bank with Clematis, Salix and Artemisia. Growing in shingle/gravel.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Seeds 6.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2264               5 August 2010

morphological details

berries pair berries pair bracts bracts calyx calyx

berry section berry section

seed seed

axillary bud scales axillary bud scales

stem cross section stem cross section abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch