Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 111 

Caryophyllaceae
Cerastium arvense L.

Region: Chüy Oblast  Panfilov Rayon
Gazetteer: Töö-Ashuu Pass 
Coordinates: 42º19'07'' N, 73º48'52'' E  Alt: 3072m  After the tunnel and the panomaric view platform.


Sprawling herb in the short vegetation. Flower white. Petal deeply emarginate.
Alpine meadow dominated by Phlomis, Bistorta, Pedicularis, Papaver. SE facing slope.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.6, V. L. Komarov and Lazkov, G. A. Family Caryophyllaceae in Kyrgyzstan Semeistco gvozdchnye vo flore Kyrgystana. Leaves to 16 x 3mm, lanceolate. Basal leaves wanting. Stem with retrorse hairs at the base and glandular above. Leaves on short axillary stem. Petals twice as long as the sepals, deeply notched 1/3 to base. Sepals with scarious margin short glandular abaxially to 7mm long. Styles 5. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Landrein, S. 111                4 July 2008

morphological details

calyx calyx androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium sepal sepal

short stem short stem

leaf base leaf base

leaf surface leaf surface

field picture
flowers
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers