Yunnan itinerary

 

Sunday 18 July 2010

1. 云南 Yúnnán:昆明Kūnmíng prefecture


First stop: 五 华 Wŭ huá district around 昆明 Kūnmíng on hills above 小哨Xiăo Shào on National Road 213 to轿子山  Jiào zĭ shān

Second stop: 寻甸回族彝族自治县 Xúndiàn huízú yízú Zìzhìxiàn district near 柯渡镇 kē dù zhèn 104 km from昆明Kūnmíng on 171 County Road.

Third stop:   禄劝彝族苗族自治县 Lùquàn yízú miáozú Zìzhìxiàn district near 转龙  Zhuàn lóng along the  洗马河 Xĭ mă hé (River) on X035 Road.

Quercus guyavifolia at 昆明 on hills above 小哨

Quercus guyavifolia at 昆明 on hills above 小哨


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First stop: 五 华 Wŭ huá district around 昆明 Kūnmíng on hills above 小哨Xiăo Shào on National Road 213 to轿子山  Jiào zĭ shān

Rocky SW-facing slope in limestone hills. Highly degraded, burnt and on the upper limit of Eucalyptus plantations with pioneering Oak species as well as some invasive species. Vegetation height to 1m tall. Altitude: 2318m .

Abelia uniflora R.Br. Caprifoliaceae

Berberis amoena Dunn Berberidaceae

Cotoneaster buxifolius Wall. ex Lindley var. buxifolius Rosaceae

Leontopodium sinense Hemsl. Asteraceae

Oenothera tetraptera Cav. Onagraceae

Quercus guyavifolia H.Lév. Fagaceae

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

Second stop: 寻甸回族彝族自治县 Xúndiàn huízú yízú Zìzhìxiàn district near 柯渡镇 kē dù zhèn 104 km from昆明Kūnmíng on 171 County Road.

Heavily grazed secondary woodland of mixed deciduous species as well as Pinus yunnanensis with Quercus. Canopy 5 m tall. Altitude: 2194 m..

Anemone rivularis Buch.-Ham. ex DC. Ranunculaceae

Clinopodium megalanthum (Diels) C.Y.Wu & Hsuan ex H.W.Li Lamiaceae

Desmodium microphyllum (Thunb.) DC. Fabaceae

Dicrocephala benthamii C.B.Clarke Asteraceae

Fragaria nilgerrensis Schltdl. ex J.Gay Rosaceae

Lyonia ovalifolia (Wall.) Drude var. hebecarpa (Franch. ex Forbes & Hemsl.) Chun Ericaceae

Ophiopogon intermedius D.Don Asparagaceae

Tylophora yunnanensis Schltr. Apocynaceae

Third stop:   禄劝彝族苗族自治县 Lùquàn yízú miáozú Zìzhìxiàn district near 转龙  Zhuàn lóng along the  洗马河 Xĭ mă hé (River) on X035 Road.

Secondary forest with Rhododendron, Pinus yunnanensis, Lithocarpus, Lyonia ovalifolia and Cyperaceae. Canopy 5 m tall. Growing on a steep slope 30°.Altitude: 2007 m.

Dioscorea cf. nitens Prain & Burkill Dioscoreaceae

Dioscorea hemsleyi Prain & Burkill Dioscoreaceae

Drosera peltata Smith ex Willd. Droseraceae

 

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