Voucher: KYRG 9
Chorispora macropoda Trautv.
Region: Chüy Oblast Panfilov Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala-Bel Pass
Coordinates: 42º14'44'' N, 73º03'09'' E Alt: 3182m
Small rosette plant growing in the gravels. Flowering stem decumbent. Corolla bright yellow. Siliquae segmented and slightly fleshy.
exposed ground at the top of the pass with compacted gravels and sparse vegetation.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.8, V. L. Komarov. Perennial with glandular and simple hairs. Petals long clawed 5-10mm x 2-4mm. Scapes to 11-15cm long, leafless. Leaves oblong, congested at base of plant, dentate sinuate. Siliquae 0.8-1.3cm long, indehiscent, separated into individual joints. Septum spongy. Seeds in 2 rows. Embryo pleurorhizal.
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds
Borosova, R. 9 5 July 2008