Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 161 

Prangos pabularia Lindl.

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

Tall dominant herb with tuber and large rosette of basal leaves. Leaves mostly withered, several times pinnate with narrow leaflets, aromatic. Umbel compound without bracts. Schizocarps with frilled wings and dots in between the wings.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.16, V. L. Komarov and Pimenov, M.G. (1937- ) The Umbelliferae of Kirghyzia Zontichnye (Umbelliferae) Kirgizii.. Leaves 4-5 pinnate with filiform leaflets to 1-2mm wide.Ultimate leaflet to 1.5-2cm long. Inflorescence several times compound. Bracts and bracteoles few. Schizocarps with 5 corky ribs with undulant wings on the top. Valeculae with tubercles and papillae. Seed albumen furrowed, crescent shape. Distribution not recorded in Pimenov 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 161                9 July 2008

morphological details

umbel umbel flowers flowers leaf sheath leaf sheath

leaf segments leaf segments

seed pictures
schizocarp schizocarp valleculae valleculae mericarp mericarp
commissure commissure section of the seed section of the seed section of the seed section of the seed
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher sheet 1/4
Herbarium voucher sheet 2/4
Herbarium voucher sheet 3/4
Herbarium voucher sheet 4/4

Other field pictures

fruiting plant schizocarps
schizocarps basal leaves