Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 500 

Silene korshinskyi Schischk.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: 7km south-west of Kara-Buura Pass 
Coordinates: 42º09'14'' N, 71º31'36'' E  Alt: 2694m 

Herb growing through a Juniperus bush. Corolla lobes pinkish-green. Calyx pale green with pinkish-brown veins.
E facing slates scree with Codonopsis, Lonicera, Juniperus, Lonicera, Papaver, Rosa.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov and Lazkov, G. A. Family Caryophyllaceae in Kyrgyzstan Semeistco gvozdchnye vo flore Kyrgystana. Flowers on long pedicels. Petals limb notched to 1/4. Calyx 10-veined, tubular flared towards the apex, glandular, to 20mm long. Calyx tube with commissural veins. Styles 3. Ovary on long carpophore to 12mm long. No herbarium specimen at Kew to compare. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 500                10 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower calyx lobes calyx lobes corolla apex corolla apex

petal petal

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

ovary ovary

leaf surface leaf surface

node node


seed pictures
seeds seeds seed seed seed side seed side
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower flower