Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Monotropa hypopitys L.    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Kunming Institute of Botany, Alpine Botanic Garden protected area.
Coordinates: 27.0001 N, 100.1956 E  Alt: 2788m 

Fleshy herb without chlorophyll, 5-10 cm tall, pale yellow.
E-facing slope under Pinus yunnanensis with Rhododendron, Polygonum, Aster, Arisaema and Thalictrum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Flowers in racemes.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2277               7 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence bracts bracts flower flower

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

stamen stamen

stigmas stigmas

stem scales stem scales basal scales basal scales  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering stem