Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 37 

Cerastium lithospermifolium Fisch.

Region: Talas Oblast  Kara-Buura Rayon
Gazetteer: Kara-Buura Pass. (top of pass) 
Coordinates: 42º12'09'' N, 71º34'36'' E  Alt: 3315m 

Up to 6cm tall. Leaves silvery hairy. Calyx lobes 5, corolla white large with 5 lobes. Stamens 10, stigmas 5.
Alpine exposed rocky hill at the top of the pass E to NE facing. With Corydalis, Pyrethrum, Rhodiola.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov and Lazkov, G. A. Family Caryophyllaceae in Kyrgyzstan Semeistco gvozdchnye vo flore Kyrgystana. Perennial. Leaves elliptic, lanceolate and acute. Flowers solitary. Ovary with 5 hairy styles on the top. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 37                10 July 2008

morphological details

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium calyx calyx petal petal

sepal sepal

cauline leaves cauline leaves

leaf surface leaf surface

rhizome rhizome

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers flowers