Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Polygonum emodi Meisner    

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 

Procumbent herb with creeping woody rhizome. Flowers scarlet with 5 outer stamens and 3 inner stamens. Anthers dark purple. Pollen greyish.
E-facing slope 20 in Pinus yunnanensis forest with Rhododendron, Cotoneaster and Desmodium.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Ocrea not ciliate. Inflorescence spicate with membranous bracts. Tepals 5, styles 3, stigmas capitate, stamens 8.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2282               7 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flowers flowers flower section flower section

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

achene achene

ocrea ocrea

ocrea ocrea abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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