Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

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

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flower flower calyx calyx

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

basal leaves basal leaves

stolon stolon

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers flowers
flowers leaf rosette