Kyrgyzstan July 2008 Zabelia corymbosa quest

Voucher: KYRG 202 

Rosularia alpestris (Kar. et Kir.) Boriss.

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

Succulent rosette plant looking like a sempervivum. Leaves lanceolate. Flowers on axillary racemes not terminal. Flowers with 7-8 white petals. Anthers in 2 rows, pinkish. Carpels 8, unfused. Sepals and back of petals spotted with purple.
Bank along the river with rocks around the horses and yurts.

Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.9, V. L. Komarov. Perennial. Flowers 6-8 merous, petals 7-8mm long, sepals 3-4mm long. Leaves glabrous to 2cm long. Cauline leaves smaller to 0.5cm long. Rootstock to 1.3cm thick. Flowering stems axillary from the rosette leaves. 
Ancillary Collections: photos 

Landrein, S. 202                12 July 2008

morphological details

flowers flowers flower flower androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

follicetum follicetum

basal leaves basal leaves

section of the caudex section of the caudex

field picture
flowering plant
Herbarium voucher
Herbarium voucher

Other field pictures

flowering plant flowering plant
flowers inflorescence