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
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adaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface
cross section of the stem