Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 455 

Boraginaceae
Lappula tianshanica M.Pop. et Zucc.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park 
Coordinates: 42º33'04'' N, 74º29'16'' E  Alt: 2265m 


Herb to 40cm tall, upright, multistemmed from base. Flowers pale blue with yellowish corona scales. Nutlets 4, 3 sided with barbed tipped hairs on the margin.
in a large young morraine with Rosa, Salix, Tamarix, Erigeron and Poaceae.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Nutlets wingless with spines bearing anchor like head. Style persistemt in fruit. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 455                2 July 2008

morphological details

open corolla open corolla corona scales and gynoecium corona scales and gynoecium leaf indumentum leaf indumentum
seed pictures
nutlets nutlets nutlet indumentum nutlet indumentum nutlet attachment scar nutlet attachment scar
nutlet attachment scar nutlet attachment scar nutlet attachment scar nutlet attachment scar nutlets nutlets
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

plant flower
fruiting branch