Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 18 

Apiaceae
Bupleurum exaltatum M.B.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E  Alt: 1590m 


50cm tall herbaceous plant. Leaves entire, glaucous, Flower yellow in diffuse umbels.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea along the track.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.16, V. L. Komarov and Pimenov, M.G. (1937- ) The Umbelliferae of Kirghyzia Zontichnye (Umbelliferae) Kirgizii. Rootstock woody. Stem several with last year remaining dry branches at base. Leaves lanceolate with white ligule at base. Cauline leaves smaller. Umbels several paniculate and compound. Stylopodium broader than the ovary. Bracts 3-4, bracteoles 5 erect and linear shorter than the umbellule. Syn. B. falcatum var exaltatum
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 18                9 July 2008

morphological details

umbel umbel umbellule umbellule bracteoles bracteoles

flowers flowers

umbellule umbellule

schizocarp schizocarp

stylopodium and styles stylopodium and styles

section of the schizocarp section of the schizocarp

stem base stem base

leaf surface leaf surface

leaf sheath leaf sheath

 

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

umbels leaf
flowering branch