Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 45 

Rosaceae
Sibbaldia olgae Juz. et Ovcz.

Region: Talas Oblast  Talas Rayon
Gazetteer: north-west of Otmök Pass 
Coordinates: 42º17'28'' N, 73º06' E  Alt: 3554m 


Cushion-forming plant. Cushions dense to 1m in diameter. Leaves tripartite, hairy with entire lobes.
Alpine mountain ridge with Polygonum (Bistorta), Dracocephalum, Rhodiola, Erigeron, Androsace, Poaceae.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Leaves hairy on both surfaces, leaflets small, suborbicular. Petals slightly longer than the sepals. Achenetum with few smooth ovoid achenes inserted on slighlty swollen receptacle and shorter than the persistent sepals. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA. photos 

Borosova, R. 45                12 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium calyx and epicalyx calyx and epicalyx

leaves leaves

leaf leaf

leaf surface leaf surface

field picture
fruiting plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

leaves fruiting plant
fruiting plant