Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 128 

Rosaceae
Prunus armeniaca L.

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.


Small tree to 3-4m tall along the car park. Drupes orange, hairy and compressed laterally. Stone large, endocarp fleshy and edible.
Car park with Crataegus and Acer trees.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Subgen. armeniaca. Stone obovoid with ribs. Pericarp juicy. Leaves ovate, serrate, glabrous except in the axil of the main vein abaxially. Possibly a wild apricot type. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 128                5 July 2008

morphological details

petiole glands petiole glands base of leaf base of leaf abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

bud bud

bark bark

seed pictures
drupe surface drupe surface section of the drupe section of the drupe seed seed
stone surface stone surface stone surface stone surface stone apex stone apex
field picture
fruiting tree
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

drupes fruiting branch