Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 525a 

Asteraceae
Artemisia santolinifolia Turcz.

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


Herb to 30cm tall. Capitula large with yellow tubular florets. Phyllaries green with brown, papery margins.
Alpine meadow with Phlomis and Alchemilla as dominants.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.26, V. L. Komarov. Leaves 2-3 pinnatisect. Lobes narrow, cuneate at base, hairy or glabrous. Inflorescence racemose. Florets female on the side, bisexual inside. Corolla hairy at apex. Phyllaries in several rows all similar with brown scarious margin. 
Ancillary Collections:  

Osborne, J. 525a                12 July 2008

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence phyllaries phyllaries receptacle receptacle

phyllary phyllary

florets florets

tubular florets tubular florets

tubular florets tubular florets

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher