Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera tangutica Maxim.    

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 

Shrub 1 m tall. Stems solid. In fruit, fruits red when ripe. Ovaries fused. Bracts linear. Bracteoles absent. Leaves with domatia.
SW-facing slope, 45. Rocky scree with Potentilla, Lonicera, Ribes and Helichrysum.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Leaf margin long ciliate. Seeds large.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2299               8 August 2010

morphological details

berries berries berries berries seed seed

seed cross section seed cross section

stem cross section stem cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface leaf surface and margin leaf surface and margin  
field picture
fruiting plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch