Voucher: KYRG 480
Prunus mahaleb L.
Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast Aksy Rayon
Gazetteer: Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve
Coordinates: 41º46'58'' N, 71º58'54'' E Alt: 1515m outside the buffer zone.
Cherry tree to 8m tall. Drupes ripening red to black, 10mm long and 7mm wide.
Narrow gorge with conglomerate rocks, sand and a small stream at base.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Subgen. drupe. Leaves ovate, truncate to cuneate at base. Petiole with 2 glands at apex. Leaf blade finely dentate on the margin. Drupes in a pendant raceme with long pedicels, glabrous. Drupes bitter, stone solitary and smooth.
Ancillary Collections: photos
Osborne, J. 480 7 July 2008
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