Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 501 

Allium oreophilum C.A.M.

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

15cm tall bulbous plant. Leaves 1-2 to 3mm wide and flat. Flowers dark pink-purple, each tepal with darker midvein.
E facing slate scree with Codonopsis, Lonicera, Juniperus, Papaver, Rosa.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov. sect. molium. Bulb solitary or with little bulbils at the base. No rhizome present. Leaves 2, their sheath buried in the scree. Leaves longer than the scape with a scabrous margin. Spathe large, umbel more than 10 flowered. Pedicels of the same length without bracteoles at base. Filaments connate for half of their length to the tepals. The outer filaments lanceolate, the inner broad. Ovules 6. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 501                10 July 2008

morphological details

umbel umbel androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium androecium androecium

filament and gynoecium filament and gynoecium

tepals tepals

tepals outside tepals outside

ovules ovules

leaf surface leaf surface


field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

habitat flowering plant
flowering plant inflorescence
inflorescence inflorescence