Corydalis capitata X.F.Gao, Lidén, Y.W.Wang & Y.L.Peng

, Novon 18(3): 332 (-334; fig. 2) (2008).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Novon; a Journal for Botanical Nomenclature. St. Louis, MO
18(3): 332 (-334; fig. 2)
Date of Publication
2 Sep 2008
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Xin-Fen Gao, Yu-Lan Peng & Hui-Li Zhao 5353
Maoxian, Nanxin Zhen, Anxiang, Wucailing, alt. 3000 m
Collection Date
26 Jun 2003
Type Herbaria
holotype CDBI
Distribution Of Types
Sichuan (China, Asia-Temperate)


Distribution and Habitat: Corydalis capitata has been found only in a very restricted area above the villages Chashankedu and Anxiang from 3000–3300 m, in deep fertile soil in lush forests. It grows in sparse forest with some disturbance by yak, cow, and sheep.