Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Dipelta yunnanensis Franch.    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Kunming Institute of Botany, Alpine Botanic Garden protected area.
Coordinates: 27.0013 N, 100.1915 E  Alt: 2953m 

Shrub 2.5 m tall. In fruit, fruits with papery wings. Few fruits. Young stems pinkish.
E-facing slope 20 in Pinus yunnanensis forest with Rhododendron, Cotoneaster and Desmodium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Achenes with two seeds. Bracts reniform.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2280               7 August 2010

morphological details

fruit fruit bracts bracts achene achene


achene cross section achene cross section

vegetative bud vegetative bud

stem cross section stem cross section abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures