Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 159 

Haplophyllum acutifolium (DC.) G.Don.

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res 
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E  Alt: 1590m 

Shrub with single stem branched above, not woody to 50cm tall. Leaves covered with glandular dots, glaucous slightly aromatic.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.14, V. L. Komarov and Townsend in Hook. Icon. Pl. vol40. 1986. Leaves acute at apex, broad in the middle. Inflorescence a terminal erect corymb slightly hairy. Sepals free to base, ciliate. Schizocarp of 3-5 mericarps. Mericarps indehiscent, tuberculate with one seed inside. Sect. Achaenococcum. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 159                9 July 2008

morphological details

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

stem stem

seed pictures
schizocarp schizocarp schizocarps schizocarps schizocarp schizocarp
mericarp dorsally mericarp dorsally mericarp ventrally mericarp ventrally seed seed
field picture
fruiting plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch leaves