Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 138 

Prangos lipskyi Eug. Kov.

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

Tall aromatic herbaceous plant with basal rosette of leaves. Leaves 2-3 pinnate. Inflorescence compound very tall. Schizocarps with frilled wings.
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 and Pimenov, M.G. (1937- ) The Umbelliferae of Kirghyzia Zontichnye (Umbelliferae) Kirgizii. Leaves 4-5 pinnate, lobes narrow and pointed. Umbel twice compound with bracts and bracteoles. Flowers with large lobed stylopodium. Style not seen. Sepals conspicuous. Filaments curved under the white petals. Schizocarp with 5 winged ribs, valleculae (between the ribs) smooth but with numerous canals. Each wing of the mericarps has a spongy pericarp at base. Wings are undulant. Seed albumen furrowed, crescent shaped. Close to P. uloptera now synonym of P. lipskyi. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 138                7 July 2008

morphological details

umbel umbel bracts bracts flowers flowers

flowers flowers

stem stem

leaf segment leaf segment

seed pictures
schizocarp schizocarp stylopodium and style stylopodium and style schizocarp wings schizocarp wings
valleculae valleculae commissure commissure carpophore carpophore
Herbarium voucher
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