Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 504 

Fabaceae subf. faboideae
Astragalus lasiosemius Boiss.

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


Spiny shrub to 30cm tall. Corolla bright yellow. Calyx green with pink tinge above. banner striped with green.
E facing slate scree with Codonopsis, Lonicera, Juniperus, Papaver, Rosa.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.12, V. L. Komarov. Sect. Aegacantha. Shrub with 5cm long new year's shoots. Leaves paripinnate ending in a spine and persistent becoming woody and spinescent. Stipules membranous acute and ciliate. Leaflets 7 pairs, sericeous hairy to 10 x 3mm. Inflorescence on 5-10mm long hairy peduncles, pedicels very short. Bracts narrow membranous. Calyx campanulate, hairy. Banner sericeous hairy. Ovary hairy. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 504                10 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx flower dissection flower dissection

androecium and style androecium and style

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

leaves leaves

leaflets leaflets

stipules stipules

stipules stipules

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

Other field pictures

flowering plant flowers
flowers flower