Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera ligustrina Wall. var.  yunnanensis Franch.

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Kunming Institute of Botany, Alpine Botanic Garden protected area.
Coordinates: 27.0004 N, 100.1986 E  Alt: 2710m 

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Stems solid. In fruit, fruits translucent purple. Ovaries free. Bracts linear. Bracteoles fused in a cupule.
NE-facing slope with Pinus yunnanensis, Origanum, Senecio, Artemisia, Potentilla, Cyanoglossum, Cyperus and grasses.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves with apex rounded or obtuse. Seeds small, smooth. Calyx with collar at base.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2273               7 August 2010

morphological details

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calyx calyx

stem stem

stem cross section stem cross section

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fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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