Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 162 

Boraginaceae
Rindera austroechinata M.Pop.

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


Withered herbaceous plant in fruit. Tuberous taproot, seasonal plant. Nutlets winged, echinate in the middle and attached in the centre to the receptacle.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Fruiting plant glabrous. Nutlets with broad wing sharply toothed. Disc of nutlets densely covered with anchor-like spines. Nutlets cicatrices elongated at the apex. Calyx hairy. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 162                9 July 2008

seed pictures
nutlets nutlets nutlet nutlet nutlet wing nutlet wing
nutlet cicatrice nutlet cicatrice nutlet cicatrice nutlet cicatrice nutlet middle nutlet middle
anchor spine anchor spine nutlet surface nutlet surface seed seed
seed surface seed surface  
field picture
fruiting branch
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch fruiting branch
fruiting branch