Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 200 

Pedicularis rhinanthoides Schrenk.

Region: Talas Oblast  Talas Rayon
Gazetteer: north-west of Otmök Pass 
Coordinates: 42º19'09'' N, 73º05'01'' E  Alt: 2682m 

20cm tall. Leaves 1 pinnate, fern-like. Inflorescence terminal spike like. Calyx inflated, green with purple spots, lobes toothed at apex. Corolla purple-pink with very long and twisted galea at apex. Style slightly exserted from the galea. Lower lip with two large lateral lobe and a small middle one.
In damp places by horses and yurts with Saxifraga, Alchemilla.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.22, V. L. Komarov. Ser. rhinanthoides. Leaves alternate, pinnatipartite, lobes orbicular and toothed. Inflorescences capitate with leaf-like bracts. Calyx with 5 unequal lobes at apex, inflated. Corolla tube erect. Galea tapering in a long 'S'-shaped snout-like beak. Stamens 4 fused to the corolla and not exserted. Style inserted inside the fold of the galea beak. 
Ancillary Collections: DNA, photos 

Landrein, S. 200                12 July 2008

morphological details

flower flower flower flower galea galea

calyx lobes calyx lobes

galea and stigmas galea and stigmas

section of the corolla apex section of the corolla apex

anthers anthers

filaments filaments

ovary ovary

leaf segment leaf segment

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant flower