Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 19 

Fabaceae subf. faboideae
Onobrychis seravschanica B.Fedtsch.

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


Herbaceous to 50cm tall. Banner yellow with red veins. Keel and wings white with red veins. Legume ear-shaped with spinules on the margin and in the middle.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea along the track.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.13, V. L. Komarov. Leaves imparipinnate with 5 pairs of lanceolate leaflets, glabrous. Legume 1 seeded, reticulate on the outside, curved and with a marginal crest with teeth. Corolla yellowish-white with a large banner hairy on the back. Close to O. chorossanica that has marginal pits of the legume nearly square and very hairy but O. seravschanica has marginal pits 3 or 4 times as long as broad and is more glabrous. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos, seeds 

Borosova, R. 19                9 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower banner banner calyx calyx

androecium and style androecium and style

androecium and style androecium and style

gynoecium gynoecium

stipule stipule

leaflets leaflets

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

seed pictures
legume legume legume legume legume base legume base
legume surface legume surface legume margin legume margin seed seed
field picture
flowering branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher sheet 1/2
Herbarium voucher sheet 2/2

Other field pictures

legume leaf
inflorescence flowers and fruits