Voucher: KYRG 514
Androsace akbaitalensis Derg.
Region: Talas Oblast Talas Rayon
Gazetteer: north-west of Otmök Pass
Coordinates: 42º17'28'' N, 73º06' E Alt: 3554m
Plant growing in patches of many small rosettes. Flowers white with yellow mouth ageing pink.Scape to 6cm tall.
Alpine mountain ridge with Polygonum (Bistorta), Dracocephalum, Rhodiola, Erigeron, Androsace, Sibbaldia, Poaceae.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.18, V. L. Komarov. Leaves in rosettes with dead leaves persistent below and forming loose mats. Perennial, leaves green with ciliate margin, glabrous above, hairy beneath. Flowers in a 5-8 flowered umbel.
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos
Osborne, J. 514 12 July 2008
androecium and gynoecium