Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 474 

Balsaminaceae
Impatiens parviflora DC.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Aksy Rayon
Gazetteer: Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve 
Coordinates: 41º46'58'' N, 71º58'54'' E  Alt: 1515m  outside the buffer zone.


Succulent herb 5-30cm tall. Flowers variable in colour, pale mauve, yellow and white with dark yellow blotches and reddish lines on lip. Capsules to 2cm long, opening explosively.
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.14, V. L. Komarov. Glabrous annual. Leaves alternate, acutely dentate to 5cm long. Peduncles 2-5 flowered. Corolla spur straight or slightly curved, narrow to 5mm long. Flowers 10-12mm long. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 474                7 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower perianth perianth capsule capsule

seed seed

leaf margin leaf margin

leaf surface leaf surface

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flower
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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flowering plant fruit
flowering plant flower