Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 155 

Linaria transiliensis Kuprian

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Ala-Buka Rayon
Gazetteer: 16km south-east of Chapchyma Pass 
Coordinates: 41º31'39'' N, 70º48'48'' E  Alt: 2666m 

Herbaceous in a very loose scree. Plant to 30cm tall. Leaves linear, grey. Flowers in raceme. Flowers purple-brown with a long spur. Lower lip recurved with yellow veins.
Alpine meadow dominated by Artemisia dracunculus on loose scree.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.22, V. L. Komarov. Plant glaucescent. Leaves linear, alternate. Inflorescence a dense terminal raceme. Calyx glabrous, rounded with membranous and ciliate margin. Corolla to 15mm long, spur straight purple-yellow with darker purple lines. Lip brown-purple, palate orange. Seeds black, smooth with a wide wing around. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 155                8 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers corolla apex corolla apex anthers and palate anthers and palate

calyx calyx

stem stem


seed pictures
capsule capsule capsule capsule seeds seeds
seed seed seed seed seed wing seed wing
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowers flowers