Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 458 

Polygonaceae
Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill.

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.


Fleshy herb to 20-30cm tall. Leaves rounded and cordate. Tepals and wings of nutlets reddish
Alpine meadow dominated by Phlomis, Bistorta, Pedicularis, Papaver. SE facing slope.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.5, V. L. Komarov. Leaves reniform, fleshy. Flowers 2-merous, perianth segments 4, two inner one broader. Ovary winged compressed with two short feathery stigmas. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 458                4 July 2008

morphological details

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flowering plant
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