Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 470 

Asteraceae
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

morphological details

capitula capitula capitulum capitulum florets florets

phyllaries phyllaries

leaves leaves

leaf surface leaf surface

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence capitula