Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 10 

Rosaceae
Geum aleppicum Jacq.

Region: Talas Oblast  Talas Rayon
Gazetteer: Chychkan Valley 
Coordinates: 42º09'49'' N, 72º54'25'' E  Alt: 2062m 


50cm tall herbaceous. Leaves imparipinnate mostly basal. Flowers yellow. Achenes with hooked style at apex.
River bank with tall shrubs-trees of Betula, Berberis, Lonicera, Ribes, Salix. Also Sanguisorba, Ligularia, Rubus, Aegopodium.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Leaves long petiolate, lyrate-pinnate with a large terminal leaflet. Flowers solitary, erect. Receptacle short hairy, petals 5, stamens numerous. Sepals patent, petals longer than sepals. Achenes with hooked style at apex. Beak of the achene possibly glandulose. Geum urbanum has long thin pedicel and not short and thick like alepicum. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 10                5 July 2008

morphological details

androecium androecium sepals sepals achenetum achenetum

section of the receptacle section of the receptacle

styles styles

styles styles

achene achene

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower flower