Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Roscoea schneideriana (Loesener) Cowley    

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 

Herb 15 cm tall. Flowers purple. Stamens and anthers white with 2 yellow lever-arms at base. Stigma white and swollen. Style purple.
NE-facing slope with Pinus yunnanensis, Origanum, Senecio, Artemisia, Potentilla, Cyanoglossum, Cyperus and grasses. Growing in shade under Pinus yunnanensis.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Corolla tube 4 cm long. Stigmas hooked. Bracts acute at apex.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2274               7 August 2010

morphological details

staminodes staminodes lever-arm connective lever-arm connective anther and style anther and style

lever-arm connective lever-arm connective

style style

calyx calyx

bracts bracts roots roots stem base stem base
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant