Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 105 

Zabelia corymbosa (Regel et Schmalh.) Makino

Region: Chüy Oblast  Alamüdün Rayon
Gazetteer: Bishkek Botanical Garden - Arboretum 
Coordinates: 42º52'29'' N, 74º36'44'' E  Alt: 800m 

Shrub 3-4m tall, leggy. Branches with short axillary shoots, with dentate to lobed juvenile leaves. No long shoots seen. Leaves coriaceous. Bark of old branches with 6 lines and peeling off between. Ovaries with 4 persistent calyx lobes. Calyx lobes broad 1 nerved. Fruits unripe.
Cultivated in the Arboretum along concrete wall under the shade of tall Populus baileyana trees.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.23, V. L. Komarov. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos 

Landrein, S. 105                3 July 2008

morphological details

fruits fruits sepals sepals petioles base petioles base

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

cross section of the stem cross section of the stem

field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruit fruits
fruits juvenile branch
bark cuttings in the arboretum