Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 156 

Parnassia laxmannii Pall.

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

Small herb with leaves in a basal rosette. Leaves petiolate, oblong. Flowers solitary on a long scape. Corolla white with stamens and inconspicuous staminodes.
Alpine damp grazed meadow along a small stream with Swertia.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.9, V. L. Komarov. Glabrous perennial. Radical leaves long petiolate. Corolla with 5 petals, 5 stamens. Staminodes inconspicuous, three-lobed without appendages at the top. Ovary semi-inferior with apex emerging from the hypanthium. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Landrein, S. 156                8 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium staminodes staminodes

staminodes staminodes

staminodes staminodes

basal leaves basal leaves

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flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

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flowers flowers
flowers basal leaves