Voucher: KYRG 128
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