Voucher: KYRG 164
Dracocephalum bipinnatum Rupr.
Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res
Coordinates: 41º39'25'' N, 70º43'50'' E Alt: 1590m
Creeping woody herb on bare soil. Leaves lobed to base with revolute margins. Inflorescence terminal, bracts leaf like. Calyx tubular with lobes as long as the tube. Corolla pink-violet, hairy outside. Stamens 4, anthers in the same plane. Nutlets 4, glabrous elongated.
Herbaceous community dominated by Prangos, Artemisia with Bupleurum, Chenopodiaceae, Centaurea. In bare patches.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.21, V. L. Komarov. Leaves pinnate to base. Flowers in terminal verticillaster. Bracts denate with aristae. Calyx 2 lobed, hairy and with golden sessile glands cut to 1/4-1/3. Calyx lobes ending in an awn. Variable species in regard to the hairiness, calyx lobes and leaf divisions.
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds
Landrein, S. 164 9 July 2008