Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Allium mairei H.LÚv.    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Walk from the Kunming Institute of Botany, field station to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Coordinates: 27.0219░ N, 100.1754░ E  Alt: 3876m 

15-25 cm tall. Flowers pale to dark pink with dark purple speckles at the apex of corolla lobes. Spathe split on one side. Ovary dull purple. Filaments pink, anthers purple. Onion smell when crushed.
Rhododendron heath with Cremanthodium, Campanula and Pedicularis.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaves less than 1 mm wide. Bulb tunics fibrous.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2290               8 August 2010

morphological details

spathe spathe spathe spathe inflorescence inflorescence

flower flower

flower section flower section

androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium

scape scape scape base scape base tunics tunics
tunic tunic leaves surfaces leaves surfaces adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures