Disporopsis yui Floden

, Lilies Relat. Pl. [Mitchel] 72, fig. 4 (2015).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Lilies and Related Plants: 2015-2016. London
72, fig. 4
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
T.T. Yu 16212
Fengqing, Holungtan, 2900 m,
Collection Date
10 Jun 1938
Type Herbaria
holotype PE
isotype A
isotype KUN
isotype PE
Distribution Of Types
Yunnan (China, Asia-Temperate)


Eponymy: Named for Tse Tsun Yu, a prolific botanist who collected extensively in Yunnan and Sichuan, was a co-founder of the Kunming Institute of Botany, director of the Institute of Botany at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and an editor of the Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae. This species commemorates his extensive contribution to botany in the region, but also to his collections of the types of this species which are the earliest known. (english)