Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 16 

Verbascum songaricum Schrenk.

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

To 1.5m tall. Leaves densely woolly hairy. Flowers in long racemes, yellow.
Alpine meadow dominated by Artemisia dracunculus on loose scree with Lagochilus seravschanicus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.22, V. L. Komarov. Plant densely ash-grey tomentose-lanate with stellate hairs. Leaves subsessile, lanceolate-oblong acute at both ends. Flowers in clusters of 3-8 crowded or some pedicellate. Corolla yellow, large, pilose outside. 4 Anthers all similar, reniform with papilliform hairs on connective. Filaments white hairy. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 16                8 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower stigmas stigmas anther anther

petal indumentum petal indumentum

filament filament

calyx calyx

anther anther

stem imdumentum stem imdumentum

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

leaves flower
inflorescence flower