Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Pentapanax fragrans (D.Don) T.D.Ha var.  fragrans 

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 

Large leggy shrub 5 m tall. In fruit, unripe fruits green, becoming purple then black.
E-facing slope 20 in Pinus yunnanensis forest with Rhododendron, Cotoneaster and Desmodium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Carpels 5. Pedicels articulated below the ovary. Styles united into a column.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2281               7 August 2010

morphological details

umbel umbel pedicels pedicels young berries young berries

young berries young berries

styles styles

berry cross section berry cross section

stem stem leaf rachis leaf rachis abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface leaf margin leaf margin  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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