Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 513 

Peganum harmala L.

Region: Talas Oblast  Bakay-Ata Rayon
Gazetteer: Kara-Buura Valley 
Coordinates: 42º25'58'' N, 71º33'53'' E  Alt: 1370m  camping site along the road.
Bushy herbaceous, woody at base to 50cm tall. Flowers to 3cm in diameter. Petals 5 to 15mm long and 5mm wide, white, greenish at base. Filaments white, anthers yellow.
Flat compacted roadside with gravel. Growing with Rosa, Berberis, Lonicera.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.14, V. L. Komarov. Leaves dissected into 3-5 linear lobes. Corolla white. Stamens with dilated filaments at base. Calyx with 5 lobes, some lobed twice. Fruit an indehiscent capsule with 3 locules and many seeds. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos, seeds 

Osborne, J. 513                11 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

gynoecium gynoecium

stem stem

leaf lobe leaf lobe

seed pictures
capsule capsule capsule capsule seeds seeds
seed seed    
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower fruits
flower flower