Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 103 

Rosa fedtschenkoana Rgl.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Ala Archa National Park 
Coordinates: 42º33'04'' N, 74º29'16'' E  Alt: 2265m 

Arching shrub to 1.5m tall. Leaves 8-9 foliolate. Stipules adnate to the petiole. Stem with large prickles. Inflorscence 3-4 flowered. Hypanthium globose densely glandular hairy. Sepals entire, lanceolate. Petals white, emarginate. Flowers fragrant. Pometum with persistent sepals.
in a large young morraine with Epilobium, Salix, Tamarix, Erigeron and Poaceae

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Leaves simply serrate, glabrous or pubescent at base. Inflorescence paniculate with bracts. Styles free slightly exserted. Sepals entire long caudate. Sepals persistent on pometum. Pometum covered with glandular hairs. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 103                2 July 2008

morphological details

stigmas and stamens stigmas and stamens sepals sepals section of the hyanthium section of the hyanthium

prickles prickles

stipules stipules

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

hypanthium indumentum hypanthium indumentum


seed pictures
achenes achenes achene achene  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flower buds flower bud
pometum stem