Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 12 

Sanguisorba alpina Bge.

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

Plant to 1.5m tall. Leaves imparipinnate with oblong leaflets, glaucous. Flowers in oblong capitate racemes. Inflorescence paniculate. Stamens long exserted. Flowers greenish-red with long white exserted stamens.
River bank with tall shrubs-trees of Betula, Berberis, Lonicera, Ribes, Salix. Also Ligularia, Rubus, Geum, Aegopodium.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Leaves mostly radical, long petiolate with 13-17 leaflets. Leaflets truncate at base, oblong to elliptic and toothed. Stem almost glabrous. Inflorescences drooping. Sepals green with a red tinge. Heads to 1.5-5.5cm long, flowering from base upwards. Filaments much longer than the sepals. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 12                5 July 2008

morphological details

inflorescence inflorescence flowers flowers flower flower

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

hypanthium opened hypanthium opened

flower buds flower buds

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

c adaxial leaf surface


field picture
flowering plants
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inforescence leaves
flowers leaves