Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 126 

Crataegus wattiana Hemsl. & Lace

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Toktogul Rayon
Gazetteer: Chychkan Valley 
Coordinates: 41º58'29'' N, 72º52'17'' E  Alt: 1182m  Car park along the road following the Chychkan river.

Tree to 2-3m tall. Leaves glabrous lobed and serrate. Pomes yellow becoming bright orange in large corymbs.
Car park with Acer and Armeniaca trees.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.14, V. L. Komarov. Unarmed tree. Leaf blade triangular ovate, pinnatilobate with 2-4 pairs of lobes and a dentate margin. Petiole 1-1.5cm long. Inflorescence a compound corymb. Pedicels 5-7mm long, glabrous. Pomes not more than 1cm in diameter. Styles 5 and pyrenes 5, each with a woody endocarp. Pyrenes with a concave scar. Hypanthium fleshy. Name changed by Knub Ib Christesen in 2010 from C. altaica Lge to C wattiana.
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 126                5 July 2008

morphological details

pomes pomes pome pome infructescence infructescence

bark bark

leaf base abaxially leaf base abaxially

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

seed pictures
pome pome longitudinal section of the pome longitudinal section of the pome cross section of the pome cross section of the pome
seeds seeds seed seed seed seed
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch fruiting branch