Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 9 

Brassicaceae
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

morphological details

flowers flowers dissected flower dissected flower inflorescence rachis inflorescence rachis

 

 

 

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

 

seed pictures
siliquae siliquae siliquae apex siliquae apex siliquae segments siliquae segments
siliquae segment siliquae segment siliquae segment siliquae segment section of siliquae segment section of siliquae segment
seed seed section of the seed section of the seed  
field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers siliquae
flowers flowers