Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 505 

Asteraceae
Erigeron pseudoerigeron (Bge.) M.Pop.

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


Herb 20cm tall. Ligulate florets pale pink, tubular florets yellow-green.
E facing slate scree with Codonopsis, Lonicera, Juniperus, Papaver, Rosa.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.25, V. L. Komarov. Leaves mostly basal with 3 parallel veins. Cauline leaves narrow and sessile. Stem and leaves stiff hairy and with sessile glands. Capitula in short few-flowered raceme/ corymb. Phyllaries several, lanceolate, hairy, outer one half the length of the inner ones. Ligulate florets with white-pink ligule long and recurved (said to be very short in pseudoerigeron). Tubular florets pinkish-white, many with hairy corolla lobes. Pappus with outer row of hairs shorter than inner. Cypsela flat with sessile glands and hairs. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 505                10 July 2008

morphological details

capitulum capitulum phyllaries phyllaries phyllaries phyllaries

cypsela cypsela

receptacle receptacle

tubular floret tubular floret

receptacle receptacle

leaf surface leaf surface

leaf base leaf base

field picture
capitula
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant cypsela