Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Parnassia delavayi Franch.    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Walk from the Kunming Institute of Botany, field station to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Coordinates: 27.0358 N, 100.1770 E  Alt: 3970m 

Herb 25 cm tall. Flowers white. Petals green-veined and minutely fringed. Anthers yellow. Staminodes green, 3-lobed.
SW-facing slope, 45. Rocky scree with Potentilla, Lonicera, Ribes and Helichrysum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2297               8 August 2010

morphological details

flower flower flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

gynoecium gynoecium

stamens stamens

stamen stamen

anther anther staminode staminode stem base stem base
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures