Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Soroseris glomerata (Decne.) Stebbins    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Walk from the Kunming Institute of Botany, field station to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Coordinates: 27.0385 N, 100.1806 E  Alt: 4159m 

Herb 10 cm tall. Flowers yellow.
Loose, rocky scree, SW-facing slope 45

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe Cichorieae (Lactuceae). synflorescence hemispheric. Capitula with 5-6 phyllaries and approx. 4 florets. Peduncule of each capitulum shorter than phyllaries. Pappus drying brown, pappus hairs of equal length. Scale-like leaves (cataphylls) present below the leaf rosette.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2306               8 August 2010

morphological details

capitulum capitulum capitulum section capitulum section ligulate floret ligulate floret

ligulate floret ligulate floret

pappus pappus

cypsela cypsela

phylaries phylaries receptacle receptacle stem base stem base
petioles petioles abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant