Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Lonicera nigra L.    

Region:Yunnan; Li Jiang Shi Prefecture; Yulongxueshan
Gazetteer:Walk from the Kunming Institute of Botany, field station to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
Coordinates: 27.0247 N, 100.1815 E  Alt: 3708m 

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Stems solid with brown pith. Ovaries free. Bracteoles fused into a cupule.
Regenerating forest after fire. Growing with Piptanthus, Rhododendron, Paeonia cf. delavayi.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Winter buds 4-angular, leaves pubescent on both sides.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2309               8 August 2010

morphological details

berries berries berry berry stem stem

vegetative bud vegetative bud

bark bark

stem cross section stem cross section

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch
fruiting branch
fruiting branch