Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 8 

Boraginaceae
Myosotis alpestris F.W.Schmidt.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Panfilov Rayon
Gazetteer: Töö-Ashuu Pass 
Coordinates: 42º19'07'' N, 73º48'52'' E  Alt: 3072m  After the tunnel and the panomaric view platform.


Plant 10-20cm tall. Flowers campanulate with spreading lobes, pale blue with a yellow corolla mouth.
Alpine meadow dominated by Phlomis, Bistorta, Pedicularis, Papaver. SE facing slope.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Calyx parted to base with spreading hooked hairs at the base. Pedicels long. Corolla pale blue with yellow throat and bilobed scales. Corolla to 10mm across. Nutlets slightly winged, pale brown and shining with cicatrice at base. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Borosova, R. 8                4 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers corolla mouth corolla mouth section of the corolla section of the corolla

anthers and corona scales anthers and corona scales

calyx calyx

calyx base calyx base

gynoecium gynoecium

nutlet nutlet

leaf surface leaf surface

field picture
flowers
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher