Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 152 

Zabelia corymbosa (Regel et Schmalh.) Makino

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Ala-Buka Rayon
Gazetteer: 6km west of Terek-Say 
Coordinates: 41º28'51'' N, 71º05'41'' E  Alt: 1581m  along the Chinese Gold Mine.

Shrub 3-4m tall. Many individuals are covering the hillside above the gold mine. The shrubs are very distinctive with their persistent brown calyx and can be seen from far away. Calyx lobes 4. Plants fruiting more ripe than the previous collections.
N facing hillside with Spiraea, Convolvulus, Juniperus.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.23, V. L. Komarov. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 152                8 July 2008

morphological details

node node inflorescence inflorescence adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

bark bark


seed pictures
fruit fruit fruiting calyx fruiting calyx seed section seed section
seed section seed section seed seed  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

shrubs shrub
fruiting branch fruiting branches