Central Asia

Photographs taken on an expedition to Kazakhstan and Mongolia funded by Plant Select in June and July of 2009.

(Click on an image and you can view these as a slide show)

Androsace akbaitalensis on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Aquilegia glandulosa in the Kazakhstan Altai

Aquilegia glandulosa (with friends) in the Kazakhstan Altai

Pretty sure it's an Arnica in the Mongolian Altai

Pretty sure it's an Arnica in the Mongolian Altai


Asplenium septentrionale in Kazakhstan steppe

Bergenia altaica on Kazakh Altai


Biebersteinia odora on the Mongolian Altai

Biebersteinia odora on the Mongolian Altai


Calianthemum alatavicum on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Callianthemum sp. on the Austrian Road, Kazakh Altai


 
Papaver radicatum in westernmost Mongolia
Cerastium limoniifolium on the Mongolian Altai
Chorispora bungeana on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Claytonia joannae on the Mongolian Altai

Clematis sibirica on the Kazakh Altai


Cortusa broteroi on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Corydalis bungeana on the Kazakh Altai

Dactylorhiza umbrosa on the Kazakh Altai

Daphne altaica on the Kazakh Altai


Delphinium sp. on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Dracocephalum bungeanum on the Mongolian Altai

Gentiana grandiflora on the Kazakh Altai
Gentiana grandiflora

Gentiana grandiflora

Gentiana grandiflora

Gentiana grandiflora

Gentiana grandiflora

Gentiana grandiflora

Gypsophila sericea on the Kazakh Altai

Hypericum elongatum on the Kazakh Altai
Leontopodium fedtchenkoanum


Eritrichium ochroleucum on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Onosma sp. on the Kazakh Altai

Orostachys spinosa on the Kazakh Altai

Orostachys spinosa on the Kazakh Altai

Oxygraphis glacialis on the Mongolian Altai

Paeonia anomala on the Kazakh Altai

Paeonia hybrida on the Kazakh Altai

Parnassia sp. in the Altai

Parnassia sp. in the Altai


Primula algida on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Rheum compactum on the Mongolian Altai

Rhodiola quadrifida on the Mongolian Altai

Rhodiola algida on the Mongolian Altai


Rhodiola coccinea on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Rhodiola coccinea on the Tian Shan above Almaty


Rhodiola Kirilowii on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Rhodiola Kirilowii on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Rhodiola rosea on the Mongolian Altai

Rhodiola rosea and Eritrichium pauciflorum on the Mongolian Altai


Rosularia alpestris on the Tian Shan above Almaty
Rosularia alpestris (and other goodies) on the Tian Shan above Almaty


Scutellaria sp. on the Mongolian Steppe

Sedum hybridum on the Kazakh Altai

Sibbaldia cuneata on the Tian Shan above Almaty


Smelowskia calycina on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Stelleropsis altaica on the Altai foothills

Stelleropsis altaica on the Altai foothills

Stelleropsis altaica on the Altai foothills


Trollius lilacinus on the Tian Shan above Almaty
Trollius lilacinus on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Veronica densiflora on the Mongolian Altai

Veronica densiflora on the Mongolian Altai

Veronica multifida on the Kazakh steppe


Viola altaica on the Tian Shan above Almaty

Viola tianshanica on the Tian Shan above Almaty

2 comments:

  1. Fantastic! Great pictures.

    Marek

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  2. Fantastic! It reminds me of my botanical trip to the russian altai. thank you very much for the beautiful memories!

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