Voucher: KYRG 470
Anaphalis racemifera Franch.
Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast Aksy Rayon
Gazetteer: Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve
Coordinates: 41º46'58'' N, 71º58'54'' E Alt: 1515m outside the buffer zone.
Herb to 50cm tall. Leaves soft, grey hairy. Capitula with long and recurved greyish soft and papery phyllaries.
Narrow gorge on a SW facing slope with conglomerate rocks, sand and a small stream at base.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.25, V. L. Komarov. Perennial herb, woody at base to 5cm tall. Capitula to 5mm in diameter. Phyllaries white, membranous, with a green midvein from base to nearly half way. Cypselas with a pappus of simple hairs.
Ancillary Collections: photos
Osborne, J. 470 7 July 2008