Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Vaccinium fragile Franch.    

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 

Dwarf shrub 40 cm tall. Flowers white with pink on corolla ridges. Stigma green. Anthers dark yellow.
E-facing slope under Pinus yunnanensis with Rhododendron, Polygonum, Aster, Arisaema and Thalictrum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Stems glandular setose. Anthers with two short spurs. Filaments pubescent. Corolla urceolate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2279               7 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence rachis indumentum rachis indumentum flower flower

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

stamens stamens

stamen stamen

calyx calyx stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering branch