Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 457 

Phlomis oreophila Kar. et Kir.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Panfilov Rayon
Gazetteer: Töö-Ashuu Pass 
Coordinates: 42º19'07'' N, 73º48'52'' E  Alt: 3072m  After the tunnel and the panomaric view platform.

Dominant plant in the meadow to 80cm tall. Flowers whorled. Corolla purple, hairy and ciliate. Leaves cordate.
Alpine meadow dominated by Phlomis, Bistorta, Pedicularis, Papaver. SE facing slope.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.21, V. L. Komarov. Sect. phlomoides. Leaves cordate, ovate and obscurely toothed, covered with articulate and stellate hairs. Flowers in several verticillasters, widely spaced. Bracts linear longer than the flowers. Calyx teeth mucronate, half as long as the calyx tube. Upper corolla lip not compressed, densely white ciliate. Lower corolla lip with equal lobes. Stigmas with 2 unequal lobes. Filaments with 2 erect appendages at base. Nutlets glabrous or slightly glandular at the top. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 457                4 July 2008

morphological details

upper corolla lip upper corolla lip calyx calyx anthers and stigmas anthers and stigmas

filament spurs filament spurs

anthers anthers

bracteoles bracteoles

gynoecium gynoecium

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers inflorescence