Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 188 

Corydalis fedtschenkoana Regel.

Region: Talas Oblast  Kara-Buura Rayon
Gazetteer: 100m north-West of Kara-Buura Pass 
Coordinates: 42º12'09'' N, 71º34'36'' E  Alt: 3315m 

Scree plant, deep rooted. Leaves twice pinnate, triangular in shape. Leaf lobes succulent and glaucous with red margin. Scape 10-20cm tall. Capsule very inflated to 4-5 cm in diameter. Style and stigmas persistent. Seeds yellow-orange shiny with a white caruncle.
Scree with large rocks with Dracocephalum, Delphinium, Allium, Angelica W facing.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.7, V. L. Komarov. Sect. Oocapnos. Stem and roots hidden inside the scree. Raceme longer than the leaves. Bracts large. Stigmas square-shaped with a dentate margin. Seeds shiny with fimbriate white caruncle. 
Ancillary Collections: photos, seeds 

Landrein, S. 188                10 July 2008

morphological details

stigmas stigmas leaf segment leaf segment  
seed pictures
capsule capsule capsule capsule seeds seeds
seed seed seed seed caruncle caruncle
seed surface seed surface  
field picture
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucherh

Other field pictures

fruiting plant leaves