Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Oreocharis forrestii (Diels) Skan    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Kunming Institute of Botany, Alpine Botanic Garden protected area.
Coordinates: 27.0024 N, 100.1873 E  Alt: 3216m 

Herb to 15 cm tall. Flowers pale yellow.
Rocky outcrop in Pinus yunnanensis forest with moss, ferns, Rhododendron, Polygonum, Roscoea, Delphinium and Dipelta. Growing on rocky overhang.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla 2-lipped, tube narrowing towards mouth. Stamens 4, anthers free.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2286               7 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx corolla lobes corolla lobes

corolla section corolla section

stamen stamen

gynoecium gynoecium

nectary scale nectary scale inflorescence rachis inflorescence rachis plant base plant base
capsule capsule dehisced caspule dehisced caspule adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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