Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 1 

Fabaceae subf. faboideae
Hedysarum semenovii Rgl. et Schmalh.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park 
Coordinates: 42º33'28'' N, 74º28'57'' E  Alt: 2212m 

1m tall erect herbaceous. Leaves imparipinnate. Flowers yellowish, white. Banner with green markings. Legume lomentaceous, few present.
Rock outcrop under Betula.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.23, V. L. Komarov. Leaves imparipinnate with 4 pairs of leaflets. Leaflets glabrescent, acuminate. Stipules fused together and membranous. Leaflets glabrescent, acuminate. Stem tall with several nodes. Inflorescence an elongated, one sided raceme with many flowers. Calyx hairy with teeth shorter than the tube. Legume lomentaceous, each segment with a narrow wing. Close to H. flavescens which has oblong segment on the legume rather than ovate with a slightly dentate wing. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos 

Borosova, R. 1                2 July 2008

morphological details

stipule stipule legume legume legume segment legume segment

flower flower

calyx calyx

keel keel

anthers and stigmas anthers and stigmas

pedicels pedicels

leaflets leaflets

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface


field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence inflorescence
flowering plant flowering plant