Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 170 

Rosaceae
Prunus petunnikowii Rehder

Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast  Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: 15km south of Kara-Buura Pass 
Coordinates: 42º03'58'' N, 71º35'44'' E  Alt: 2247m  after the bridge and the camp site along the river.


Small dwarf branched shrub to 60cm tall growing along the road to Kara-Buura Pass. Leaves very small, crenate. Drupes on small axillary dwarf shoots. Drupes ovate, brown, flattened and densely hairy. Pericarp dry.
Rocky road side with Artemisia, Phlomoides, Spiraea and Acantholimon.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.4, V. L. Komarov. Subgen. amygdalus Sect. chamaeamygdalus. Unarmed shrub. Leaves to 16 x 5mm. Drupes velutinous, dry with a basal beak. Leaves conduplicate in bud. Stone smooth. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 170                10 July 2008

morphological details

short shoot short shoot short shoot short shoot leaf surface leaf surface

leaf margin leaf margin

bark bark

 

seed pictures
drupes drupes drupe base drupe base drupe apex drupe apex
stone inside stone inside seed seed seed surface seed surface
field picture
fruiting shrub
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

fruiting branch fruiting branch
fruiting branch fruiting branch