Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 29 

Scrophularia kiriloviana Schischk.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: 7km south-west of Kara-Buura Pass 
Coordinates: 42º09'14'' N, 71º31'36'' E  Alt: 2694m 

Erect plant to 60cm tall. Flowers in panicle. Corolla urceolate, dark purple.
E facing slates scree with Codonopsis, Lonicera, Juniperus, Lonicera, Papaver, Rosa.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.22, V. L. Komarov. Leaves pinnatipartite. Corolla lobes unequal dark brown-red. Staminode longer than broad, lanceolate and brown. Sepals with broad membranous margin. Pedicels erect. Inflorescence rachis glandular. Seeds curved and pitted. Close to S. vvedenskyi but this seems to have equal corolla lobes, less glandular and shorter pedicels. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 29                10 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower calyx calyx stamens stamens

staminode staminode

capsule capsule

seeds seeds

stem stem

leaf surface leaf surface


field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower leaves
flowering plant