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