Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 492 

Lamiaceae
Salvia deserta Schang.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E  Alt: 1590m 
Herb, 50cm tall. Leaves aromatic. Calyx dark purple, corolla purple. Inflorescence glandular.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea along the track.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.7, V. L. Komarov. Subshrub with woody roots. Leaves rugose, bullate adaxially, white pubescent glandular abaxially. Leaves lanceolate evenly distributed on the stem. Cauline leaves smaller. Verticillasters 6-10 flowered. Flowers on crisp pubescent pedicels. Bracts ovate shorter than the calyx and purple. Calyx 2 lipped with orange glands. Corolla violet twice as long as the calyx. Staminal connective straight and longer than the filament arm. Part of S. nemorosa group. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 492                9 July 2008

morphological details

bracts bracts flower flower corolla apex corolla apex

anther and style anther and style

corolla lower lip corolla lower lip

filament arm and staminal connective filament arm and staminal connective

filament arm and staminal connective filament arm and staminal connective

calyx calyx

calyx calyx

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

stem stem

seed pictures
fruiting calyx fruiting calyx nutlets nutlets nutlets nutlets
field picture
habitat
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant inflorescence
flowers