Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 494 

Leptorhabdos parviflora Benth.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E  Alt: 1590m 
Herb to 60cm tall. Flowers white, anthers yellow.

Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea along the track.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.22, V. L. Komarov. Hemiparasitic herb on Artemisia dracunculus. Stems quadrangular. Leaves opposite, pinnatisect hairy, hairs flat. Inflorescence a long raceme. Calyx tube 10 ribbed, lobes 5 toothed. Corolla white-pink 5 lobed, each lobe dissected. Stamens 4, style included. Capsule with 2 seeds in each locule. Seeds rugose. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 494                9 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers anthers anthers androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

calyx calyx

capsule capsule

seed seed

leaf surface leaf surface

stem stem


field picture
habitat and host plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers flowers