Voucher: KYRG 186
Dracocephalum imberbe Bge.
Region: Talas Oblast Kara-Buura Rayon
Gazetteer: 100m north-West of Kara-Buura Pass
Coordinates: 42º12'09'' N, 71º34'36'' E Alt: 3315m
Plant growing along the road in the scree. Taproot very strong, stem to 20-30cm tall. Basal leaves ovate, aromatic. Bracts leaf-like with serrate margin. Flowers purple to 2cm long. Lower corolla lip with purple spots. Calyx purple veined, lobed 1/4 to the length of the tube. Nutlets oblong.
Scree with large rocks with Rheum, Delphinium, Allium, Angelica W facing.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.20, V. L. Komarov. Radical leaves long petiolate, blade orbicular as wide as long with rounded teeth. Flowers in a capitate and whorled inflorescence. Corolla purple to 30mm long. Anther thecae divergent. Calyx not conspicuously two-lipped.
Landrein, S. 186 10 July 2008
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