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