Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 485 

Inula britannica L.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Ala-Buka Rayon
Gazetteer: 16km south-east of Chapchyma Pass 
Coordinates: 41º31'39'' N, 70º48'48'' E  Alt: 2666m 

30cm tall herb. Capitula large with yellow florets. Plant white-woolly hairy.
SW slope herb community dominated by Artemisia dracunculus. gravelly soil.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.25, V. L. Komarov. Leaves, stems and phyllaries woolly hairy with thin white hairs and glands. Capitula few and congested. Phyllaries in several rows, inner ones narrower and glandular hairy. Ligulate florets longer than the phyllaries, 3 toothed at apex. Tubular florets yellow with glands at apex of corolla. Anthers with long appendages at base. Stigmas bifid. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 485                8 July 2008

morphological details

capitulum capitulum phyllaries phyllaries ligules ligules

section of the receptacle section of the receptacle

tubular floret tubular floret

cypsela and pappus cypsela and pappus

staminal column and style staminal column and style

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

stem stem

field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

capitula flowering plant