Yunnan 2010 Caprifoliaceae for the Flora of China


Scutellaria discolor Wall. ex Benth. var. hirta Hand.-Mazz.

Region:Yunnan; Kunming prefecture; Wuhua district
Gazetteer:Kunmíng on hills above Xiao Shao on National Road 213 to Jiao zi shan.
Coordinates: 25.2097° N, 102.7424° E  Alt: 2318m 

Leaves in a rosette. Flowers blue-purple.
Rocky SW-facing slope in limestone hills. With Quercus, Abelia uniflora, Berberis, Cotoneaster, Ficus ti-koua and Scutellaria. Vegetation height to 2m tall.

Identification Notes:Verified with Flora of China online Ovary stipitate. Nutlets tuberculate. Corolla tube with hairy annulus at base. Flowers opposite. Bracts leaf like but much reduced. Upper calyx lobes with a scutellum. Leaves densely hairy on veins abaxially.
Ancillary Collections: Photos 

Borosova, R.; Guo, Y.; Landrein, S.; Liu, C. & Osborne, J.#902               18 July 2010

morphological details

flowers flowers corolla apex corolla apex anthers and stigmas anthers and stigmas

corolla tube section corolla tube section

androecium and style androecium and style

calyx calyx

gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium gynoecium fruiting calyx fruiting calyx
dehished calyx dehished calyx nutlets nutlets nutlets nutlets
stem stem abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

basal leaves