Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 137 

Fabaceae subf. faboideae
Astragalus schmalhauseni Bge.

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

Annual herb in fruit. Legume ciliate with a long prickles like hairs. Leaves pinnate and withered.
Very dry South facing slope on conglomerate rocks with Eremurus, Celtis, Prangos, Centaurea, Alcea, Convolvulus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.16, V. L. Komarov. Subgenus Trimeniaeus sect. Sewerzowia. Annual with basifixed hairs. Legumes carinate (keeled in the middle) smooth and compressed with margin of long prickles. Prickles more or less hooked. Placenta intrusive on ventral side and almost forming a partition. Leaves imparipinnate, hairy with narrow short leaflets. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 137                7 July 2008

morphological details

leaf leaf leaflets leaflets stipule stipule
seed pictures
legume and intrusive placenta legume and intrusive placenta legume legume legume margin legume margin
seeds seeds seeds seeds seed seed
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