Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 163 

Phlomis salicifolia Rgl.

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

Small shrubby plant to 50cm tall. Leaves white felted abaxially. Flowers in whorls in the axis of leaves. Calyx aristate. Corolla hairy, purple, withered but persistent and dry. Bracts linear almost as long as the whorls. Nutlets only one with three nectaries on one side.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.21, V. L. Komarov. Sect. Euphlomis. Leaves cuneate at base densely grey stellate hairy abaxially, subglabrous adaxially. Corolla purple. Upper corolla lip not bearded and compressed laterally. Lateral lobes of lower lip smaller than middle lobe. Filament appendage upcurved and long. Stigmas with unequal lobes. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 163                9 July 2008

morphological details

calyx calyx calyx indumentum calyx indumentum corolla and calyx lobes corolla and calyx lobes

anthers anthers

filament spurs filament spurs

gynoecium gynoecium

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface


seed pictures
nutlets nutlets nutlet nutlet nutlet nutlet
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

inflorescence flowers