Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 143 

Glaucium fimbrilligerum Boiss.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Aksy Rayon
Gazetteer: Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve 
Coordinates: 41º46'50'' N, 71º58'40'' E  Alt: 1304m  outside the buffer zone.

Biennial growing in the river shingles. Basal rosette of leaves glaucous, cauline leaves amplexicaule. Flowers bright yellow, calyx hirsute deciduous. Capsule to 10cm long with cup shaped stigmas.
Dried river bed with large boulders.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.7, V. L. Komarov. Sepals covered with scales. Corolla of 4 large petals only yellow. Fruit an elongated capsule to 20cm long, arcuate, dehiscing by 2 valves from top to bottom. Septum spongiose. Ovary covered in erect acicular, squamiform bristles. Stigmas with two large horizontal horns. Leaf lyrately pinnatifid, glaucous, thick, lobes aristate. Close to G. flavum but leaves lobes are aristate. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 143                7 July 2008

morphological details

gynoecium gynoecium ovary indumentum ovary indumentum stigmas stigmas

stamens stamens

anthers anthers

petal petal

calyx calyx

capsule apex capsule apex

leaf margin leaf margin

seed pictures
capsule valves capsule valves septum and seeds septum and seeds capsule base capsule base
seeds seeds seed seed seed seed
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher sheet 1/2
Herbarium voucher sheet 2/2

Other field pictures

flower bud flower
flower stigmas
leaves flowering plant