Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 15 

Galium verum L.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Ala-Buka Rayon
Gazetteer: 16km south-east of Chapchyma Pass 
Coordinates: 41º31'39'' N, 70º48'48'' E  Alt: 2666m 

herb 40-50cm tall with whorled leaves. Flowers paniculate and yellow.
Alpine meadow dominated by Artemisia dracunculus on loose scree with Lagochilus seravschanicus and Verbascum.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.23, V. L. Komarov. Leaves up to 10 whorled. Leaves mucronate, green and linear. Flowers in branched cymes. Fruit a schizocarp made of two dry and smooth coccus. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 15                8 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers flower flower ovary ovary

leaves leaves

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flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence leaves