Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 3 

Polygonaceae
Persicaria alpina H.Gross.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park 
Coordinates: 42º33'08'' N, 74º29' E  Alt: 2237m 


1m tall herbaceous. Leaves scabrid on both surfaces. Ocrea brown, papery cut half way. Perianth white, nutlets longer than perianth when mature.
Along the track in damp places with Fragaria, Picea, Cotoneaster, Lonicera, Clematis.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.5, V. L. Komarov. Subgenus Aconogonum. Leaves narrow, lanceolate. Inflorescence a large branched panicle with spreading branches. Tepals 5 white, persistent in fruit. Style three, nutlets trigonous but not winged. Difficult group with many similar species. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos 

Borosova, R. 3                2 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium nutlets nutlets

fruiting calyx fruiting calyx

nutlet nutlet

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

ocrea ocrea

 

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence flowers
leaves