Dipelta yunnanensis Franch.
Caprifoliaceae
Dipelta yunnanensis (40597 Bytes)
A small deciduous shrub up to 2 m high. Leaves opposite, entire, ovate-lanceolate, 5-12 cm long, 2.5-5 cm wide, long acuminate. Lamina dull green and slightly hairy above, more downy, especially on nerves beneath. Young twigs quadrangulate. Up to 4 conspicous flowers in terminal clusters in May. Corolla bell-shaped (narrowed at the mouth), 2-2.5 cm long, creamy white to pale pink, with orange markings in the throat.

Home: China (Yunnan)

Other views: Flowers, Flowers

Cultivated: Germany and France

Author: Rainer Oberle & Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Dipelta yunnanensis by Plants for a future database

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