Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Saxifraga pallida Wall. ex Seringe    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Walk from the Kunming Institute of Botany, field station to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Coordinates: 27.0069 N, 100.1757 E  Alt: 3435m 

Herb 25 cm tall. Petals white with two yellow marks near the base. Stamens 10, filaments white, anthers red. Carpels 2, greenish. Calyx, pedicels and peduncles red-tinged.
Mountain pasture with Shrubs, Salix and Quercus. In blanket bog with Ligularia and Pedicularis.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Sect. Micranthes. Filaments clavate.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2289               8 August 2010

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence pedicel pedicel flower flower

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

petal petal

calyx calyx

capsule capsule capsule section capsule section stemstem
plant base plant base adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

additional pictures

flower flower
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures