Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 522 

Brassicaceae
Smelovskia asplenifolia Turcz.

Region: Talas Oblast  Talas Rayon
Gazetteer: north-west of Otmök Pass 
Coordinates: 42º17'28'' N, 73º06' E  Alt: 3554m 


Herb to 35cm tall. Leaves grey-green. Corolla cream/white. Calyx yellow and hairy.
Alpine mountain ridge with Polygonum (Bistorta), Dracocephalum, Rhodiola, Erigeron, Androsace, Sibbaldia, Poaceae.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.8, V. L. Komarov. Plant pubescent with branched hairs. Fruit a siliquae. Siliquae dehiscent tapering and not constricted between the seeds. Seeds in one row. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos 

Osborne, J. 522                12 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower siliquae siliquae leaf surface leaf surface

stem base stem base

   
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers siliquae
flowering plant