Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 134 


Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Aksy Rayon
Gazetteer: Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve 
Coordinates: 41º47'02'' N, 71º59'13'' E  Alt: 1524m  outside the buffer zone.

Shrub to 1m tall. Leaves serrate, glabrous. Drupes reddish, pubescent, rounded with a dry pericarp.
Very dry South facing slope on conglomerate rocks with Eremurus, Celtis, Prangos, Centaurea, Alcea, Convolvulus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.10, V. L. Komarov. Cerasus x amygdalus ? Leaves glabrescent 35 x 20mm, obovate, coarsely toothed on short shoots. Stipules as long as petioles dentate to 5-6mm long. Drupes short pedicellate solitary to 10-12mm in diameter, red. Drupes slightly hairy to glabrescent or hairy. Stone furrowed. Similar to Amygdalus ulmifolia but also to Cerasus sp. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 134                7 July 2008

morphological details

stipules stipules leaf margin leaf margin leaf surface leaf surface
seed pictures
drupe drupe stone stone section of the stone section of the stone
section of the seed section of the seed seed surface seed surface  
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch habitat
fruiting branch