Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 449 

Gypsophila cephalotes (Schrenk) Kom.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park 
Coordinates: 42º33'28'' N, 74º28'59'' E  Alt: 2170m 

Herb 60cm tall. Stem minutely glandular. Leaves glaucous. Flowers white. Style 2. Calyx tubular.
Open stony ground with Picea, Betula and diverse herbs.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov and Lazkov, G. A. Family Caryophyllaceae in Kyrgyzstan Semeistco gvozdchnye vo flore Kyrgystana. Leaves to 3mm wide, lanceolate. Flowers glomerate with membranous bracts at base. Bracts slightly emarginate and dentate at apex. Inflorescence rachis sticky glandular. Sepals fused to 3.5mm long with commissural veins and a hyaline margin between the lobes. Styles 2, Sepals and petals 5. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 449                2 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium, gynoecium androecium, gynoecium bracts bracts

rachis indumentum rachis indumentum

stem stem


seed pictures
seeds seeds seed seed seed seed
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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flowering plant flowers
habitat flowers