Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 158 

Pachypterygium brevipes Bge.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'32'' N, 70º43'25'' E  Alt: 1452m 

10cm tall herbaceous annual. Leaves perfoliate to semiamplexicaule. Flowers yellow in a loose raceme. Siliculae erect becoming pendant.
Scree with large rocks along the Ters river without associated vegetation.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.8, V. L. Komarov. Siliculae to 5mm long, pyriform, with thickened wings and prolonged above locule into a short beak. Stigmas not visible at the emarginate apex. Siliculae indehiscent, 1 seeded and without false partition or septum. Siliculae hairy on the sides. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Landrein, S. 158                8 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower flowers flowers siliculae siliculae

siliculae siliculae

siliculae and seed siliculae and seed

valve and seed valve and seed

seed seed

valve valve

cauline leaf cauline leaf

field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering and fruiting plant