Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Cremanthodium campanulatum (Franch.) Diels var.  campanulatum 

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. Phyllaries, scapes and petioles dark purple. Capitula nodding, solitary. All florets tubular. Corolla pale mauve. Stigmas and anther tubes dark purple. Pollen yellow.
Loose, gravelly scree, SW-facing slope 45

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Tribe SENECIONEAE, Subtrib. TUSSILAGININAE. Leaves reniform, palmately veined, drying pale abaxially. Phyllaries in one series (but overlapping at base), obtuse at apex, forming a campanulate involucre. Florets all tubular. Pappus white, as long as corolla.
Ancillary Collections: Photos, DNA 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C.; Osborne, J. & Zhang, T.#2310               8 August 2010

morphological details

capitulum capitulum phyllaries phyllaries florets florets

pappus pappus

floret floret

androecium and style androecium and style

stigmas stigmas leaf leaf abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures