Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera trichosantha Bureau & Franch. var.  deflexicalyx (Diels) P.S.Hsu & H.J.Wang

Region:Yunnan; Zhongdian (Shangri-la) Pref.; Deqin Xian
Gazetteer:83 km-stone along road from Shangri La to Xiang Cheng.
Coordinates: 28.5722 N, 99.8278 E  Alt: 4183m 

Shrub 2.5 m tall. Stems hollow. Flowers yellow tinged pink, not scented. Stamens and style exserted. Corolla tube gibbous at base. Bracteoles fused into a cupule. Bracts linear.
Roadside with Abies, Berberis and Salix.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Inner bud scales accrescent, inside silvery hairy. Leaves abaxially densely pubescent, especially on veins. Corolla densely hairy inside. Style hairy all the way, reflexed.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2268               6 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence bracts bracts flower pair flower pair

bracts and calyx bracts and calyx

corolla mouth corolla mouth

anthers anthers

corolla tubes corolla tubes vegatative bud scales vegatative bud scales stem cross section stem cross section
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface  
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering branch