Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 489 

Kochia prostrata (L.) Schrad.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E  Alt: 1590m 

Shrub to 30cm tall. Leaves grey-green. Stem yellow. Flowers inconspicuous. Anthers pinkish-red, stigmas 2.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea along the track.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov. Leaves linear, hairy and alternate. Flowers with leaf-like bracts at base and no bracteoles. Perianth hairy fused at base and 5 lobed. Stamens 5 with purplish anthers. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 489                9 July 2008

morphological details

flowers androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium perianth androecium and gynoecium

stem androecium and gynoecium

leaves androecium and gynoecium


field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant