Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 6 

Clematis songarica Bge.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Jayyl Rayon
Gazetteer: Kara-Balta Valley 
Coordinates: 42º35'47'' N, 73º52'21'' E  Alt: 1401m  7.5 km south of Sosnovka.

40-80cm tall woody herb. Leaves entire, glaucous-green. Petals 5 and white. Flower buds purple tinged.
dry hill, with scree and rocks along track with Eremerus, Rheum, Crambe.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.7, V. L. Komarov. Glabrous shrub with erect stems. Stem costate (ribbed). Leaves to 4-10mm long, entire, lanceolate, narrowed at base into petiole. Filaments glabrous, narrow linear. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 6                4 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium carpels and anthers carpels and anthers

carpels and anthers carpels and anthers

carpel carpel

stem stem

field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower flower