Voucher: KYRG 167
Lindelofia macrostyla (Bge.) M.Pop.
Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res
Coordinates: 41º39'31'' N, 70º43'25'' E Alt: 1451m
Herbaceous plant, tuberous, leaves mostly basal. Plant soft, grey hairy. Inflorescence paniculate, pendant. Flowers tubular violet-blue. Corona scale triangular. Nutlets 4 attached at the top of the receptacle. Nutlets covered with barbed bristles.
Track side along the road with Salsola, Lindelofia, Galatella.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Leaves lanceolate densely hairy. Inflorescence a broad branched panicle. Corolla pale blue-purple campanulate with tube equal lobes. Scales oblong inserted in throat and protruding. Stamen inserted, anthers sagitate at base, filaments short. Nutlets 4 with anchor like spinules at margin broadening and fused to receptacle at base, thinner and free at apex. Cicatrice at the top on the ventral side of nutlet, lower part spreading and forming a cross.
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds
Landrein, S. 167 9 July 2008