Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 512 

Allium carolinianum Redouté

Region: Talas Oblast  Kara-Buura Rayon
Gazetteer: 100m north-West of Kara-Buura Pass 
Coordinates: 42º12'09'' N, 71º34'36'' E  Alt: 3315m 

45cm tall. Inflorescence globose, dense. Tepals mauve, pink. Flowers closed at mouth. Pedicels as long as perianth. Stamens long exserted, anthers grey.
Scree with large rocks with Dracocephalum, Corydalis, Allium, Angelica W facing.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.4, V. L. Komarov. Bulb cylindrical, conical attached to a vertical rhizome and solitary. Tunics brown, coriaceous, dull and entire. Leaves flat, obtuse, falcately recurved shorter than scape. Umbels spherical many flowered, peduncles equal, twice as long as the perianth. Perianth rose, obscurely veined. Filaments twice as long as perianth, fused at base. Inner filaments broader. Style thick, long ,exserted. Synonym A.polyphyllum Kar. et Kir. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Osborne, J. 512                10 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

dissected flower dissected flower

tepal tepal

seed seed

leaf surface leaf surface

sheath sheath


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Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescences flowering plant
inflorescence leaves