Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Salvia flava Forrest ex Diels var.  flava 

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 

Herb 15 cm tall. Flowers yellow with pale brown markings on lower lip. Stamens with yellow lever arms. Anthers dark blue, pollen yellow. Nectary disk brown.
Rhododendron heath.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online; anther connectives with fertile thecae at both ends; filaments shorter than connectives.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2294               8 August 2010

morphological details

corolla section corolla section stamen stamen sterile thecae sterile thecae

fertile thecae fertile thecae

style style

gynoecium gynoecium

calyx calyx calyx inside calyx inside stem stem
adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures