Images from Oleg Kosterin

Clematis alpina sibirica
[sibirica-1.jpg] 800x559 (~108Kb) Screes on the Tarkhatta River right bank, junction of the Sailyugem and Yuzhno-Chuiiskii mountain ranges, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, the Altai Mts., West Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Clematis hexapetala
[hexapetala-1.jpg] 678x496 (~74Kb) The island Kharganai between the Onon River arms at the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, S Chita Region, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 21th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Nymphaea alba candida
[candida-1.jpg] 760x494 (~53Kb) A mortlake Dolgoe on the Ob' River right floodland at the village Nizhnyaya El'tsovka, Novosibirsk District and Province, West Siberia, Russia. 3rd August 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Menispermum dauricum
[dauricum.jpg] 795x500 (~155Kb) Bush thickets on the Onon River left bank floodland 7 km upstream of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon district, Chita Region, SE Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 11th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Papaver nudicaule
[nudicaule-1.jpg] 400x630 (~91Kb) The Onon River right bank 7 km upstream of the village Nizhniy Tsasuchey, Onon District, SE Chita region, Transbaikalia, Siberia, 18th June 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Papaver nudicaule
[nudicaule-3.jpg] 714x466 (~102Kb) A large-stoned scree on a sharp crest dividing the headwater cirques of the the Chikty Rivulet and a next eastward rivulet, 3000 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Papaver nudicaule
[nudicaule-2.jpg] 724x492 (~60Kb) A rocky cliff above the famous Onon River in Dahuria. 5km west of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Regin, Transbaikalia, E Siberia, Russia. 18th of June 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Corydalis stricta
[stricta-1b.jpg] 542x396 (~94Kb) Screes on the Tarkhatta River right bank, junction of the Sailyugem and Yuzhno-Chuiiskii mountain ranges, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 22nd July July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Corydalis stricta
[stricta-1a.jpg] 540x792 (~122Kb) Screes on the Tarkhatta River right bank, junction of the Sailyugem and Yuzhno-Chuiiskii mountain ranges, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 22nd July July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Alyssum lenense
[lenense-1.jpg] 400x624 (~107Kb) A cliff of the Shipunikha Rivulet right bank terrace 2 km NE of the village Evsino, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 26th April 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Alyssum obovatum
[obovatum-1.jpg] 792x480 (~149Kb) The southern slope of the hill Sopka Lysaty of the hill range Bugotakssie Sopki at the settlement Gornyi, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 30th May 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Clausia aprica
[aprica-1.jpg] 500x744 (~98Kb) The southern slope of the hill Sopka Mokhnataya of the hill range Bugotakssie Sopki at the settlement Gornyi, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 30th May 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Minuartia verna
[verna-1.jpg] 746x502 (~97Kb) Detritous banks of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Cerastium lithospermifolium
[lithospermifolium-1.jpg] 786x492 (~74Kb) An ancient moraine closing the cirque of the sources of the rivulet descending southward from the the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulet, 2600 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 11th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lychnis fulgens
[fulgens-1.jpg] 585x400 (~77Kb) A damp meadow on the Budyumkan River right floodland 5 km of its confluence with the Argun' River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lychnis fulgens
[fulgens-1x.jpg] 753x500 (~76Kb) A damp meadow on the Budyumkan River right floodland 5 km of its confluence with the Argun' River 6 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 26th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gastrolychnis tristis
[tristis-1.jpg] 520x800 (~104Kb) An alpine meadow at the sources of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 13th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Nanophyton grubovii
[grubovii.jpg] 749x500 (~63Kb) A typical xerophyte cushion plant, Nanophyton grubovii Pratov (= N. erinaceum auct. fl. sib. non Pallas nec Bunge) (Chenoposiaceae), together with dens- cespitulose grasses (Psathyrostachys juncea (Fischer) Nevski, Stipa glareosa P. Smirnov, S. orientalis Trin., etc.) dominates in desertified steppes of Ubsu-Nur (Uvs-Nur) Hollow in South Tuva. Being digged out of the ground, it resembles bansai. -- A desertified steppe between the Shivilig-Khem and Tes-Khem Rivers, Erzin District, Tuva republic, 5th July 1990, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lythrum salicaria
[salicaria-3.jpg] 550x359 (~86Kb) A small forest swamp on the Ob' River right floodland between the villages Nizhnyaya El'tsovka and Pravye Chemy, Novosibirsk District and Province, West Siberia, Russia. 2nd August 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentiana barbata
[barbata-1.jpg] 400x630 (~86Kb) Swamped old quarry on the Gazimurskii Mt. Range on a left tributary of the Budyumkan River about 30 km upstream of the village Budyumkan, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 4th August 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentiana barbata
[barbata-2.jpg] 400x616 (~107Kb) Swamped old quarry on the Gazimurskii Mt. Range on a left tributary of the Budyumkan River about 30 km upstream of the village Budyumkan, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 4th August 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentiana decumbens
[decumbens-1.jpg] 400x598 (~76Kb) A steppefied southern slope of small mountains on the Dzhazator River right bank in front of the Akbul Rivulet mouth, 2000 m above sea level, between the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range and the Ukok Plateau, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentiana grandiflora
[grandiflora-1.jpg] 652x488 (~80Kb) A large-stoned scree on a sharp crest dividing the headwater cirques of the the Chikty Rivulet and a next eastward rivulet, 2800 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentiana uniflora
[uniflora-1.jpg] 706x508 (~146Kb) An alpine meadow in the Chikty Rivulet valley, the southermprincipal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, 2400 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gentianella tenella
[tenella-1.jpg] 786x486 (~134Kb) Gentiana tenella Rottb. Rottb.(= Comostoma tenellum (Rottb.) Toyokuni) growing on a stone-like cusion of a highland cryohpyte higher plant Thylacospermum caespitosum (Camb.) Schischk. (= Peryandra caespitosa Camb.; = Lourensia caespitosa Camb.) (Caryophyllaceae), which provides growing conditions for many higher plants on barren rocks at very high altitudes. An ancient moraine in the Tyshkan River headwaters, 3400 m above sea level, 45 km NEN of Zharkent, 20 km NEN of village Sarybel', the mountain massif Tyshkantau within the Southern Dzhungarian Alatau mountain chain - a NE extreme of the Tien Shan Mts., Zharkent District, Taldy-Kurgan Region, SE Kazakhstan, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Swertia obtusa
[obtusa-1a.jpg] 574x800 (~108Kb) Highland dwarf birch (Betula rotundifolia) tundras on a ledge of the southerm principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2300 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Swertia obtusa
[obtusa-2.jpg] 542x784 (~123Kb) Open larch forest on the left bank of the Dzhazator River in its upper flow, between the falls of its right tributaries Chikty and Akbul, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 18th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Halenia corniculata
[corniculata-1.jpg] 400x623 (~70Kb) A pass of the road Novyi Akatuy - Vershino-Shakhtaminskii on the junction of the mountain ranges Uryumkanskii and Kukul'bei, Aleksandrovskozavodskoi District, E Chita Region, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 23rd July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Primula nivalis
[nivalis-1a.jpg] 559x800 (~176Kb) An alpine meadow at the bank of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Primula nivalis
[nivalis-1b.jpg] 784x502 (~158Kb) Alpine headwaters of the rivulet descending from the southerm principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulets, 2600 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 11th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lysimachia nummularia
[nummularia-1.jpg] 562x748 (~68Kb) The Katun' River right bank netween the villages Srostki and Chuiskii, Altaiskii Krai Province, West Siberia, Russia. 7th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Sedum pallescens
[pallescens-1.jpg] 400x618 (~59Kb) Right bank on the Gazimur River right bank 10 km of its mouth, 27 km NE of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 31th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Rhodiola rosea
[rosea-1.jpg] 800x549 (~133Kb) An alpine meadow in the valley of a rivulet descending southward from the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range between the Chikty and Akbul Rivulet, 2600 m above sea level, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 11th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Rhodiola algida
[algida-1.jpg] 565x800 (~83Kb) A mixed pine/birch forest, with admixture of Tilia nasczokini, in the valley Log Kashtak on the Yenisei right bank just at Krasnoyarsk, Central Siberia. 11th July 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Rhodiola coccinea
[coccinea-1.jpg] 506x790 (~150Kb) Rocks in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2500 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Orostachys spinosa
[spinosa-1.jpg] 716x500 (~107Kb) A rocky steppen southern slope of the Sopka Mokhnataya hill of the hill chain Bugotakskie Sopki, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 14th June 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Saxifraga oppositifolia
[oppositifolia-1.jpg] 794x482 (~137Kb) A large-stoned scree on a sharp crest dividing the headwater cirques of the the Chikty Rivulet and a next eastward rivulet, 3000 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Saxifraga melaleuca
[melaleuca-1.jpg] 682x514 (~87Kb) A large-stoned scree on a sharp crest dividing the headwater cirques of the the Chikty Rivulet and a next eastward rivulet, 2800 m above sea level, the southern principal slope of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii mountain range, the upper Dzhazator River basin, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 10th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Chrysosplenium alternifolium
[alternifolium-1.jpg] 769x500 (~143Kb) Cushions of moss along a spring in the Dahurian larch taiga in the Polovinnaya Pad' valley few kilometres of the Argun' River left bank 13 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 28th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Parnassia palustris
[palustris-1.jpg] 526x450 (~54Kb) Swamped old quarry on the Gazimurskii Mt. Range on a left tributary of the Budyumkan River about 30 km upstream of the village Budyumkan, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 4th August 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Eryngium planum
[planum-1.jpg] 508x710 (~112Kb) A birch forest edge at the village Morozovo, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 25th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Patrinia rupestris
[rupestris-1.jpg] 756x500 (~110Kb) A rocky cliff of the right board of the Onon River valley 6 km upstream of the village Nozhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, S Chita Procince, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 15th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Patrinia scabiosifolia
[scabiosifolia-1.jpg] 400x594 (~58Kb) A forb meadow an a SE slope 12 km SE of the village Gazimurskii Zavod, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E CHita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia 24th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Platycodon grandiflorus
[grandiflorus-1.jpg] 400x618 (~47Kb) A steppefied meadow with sparse pine trees (Pinus sylvestris L.) on a southern slope of the Polovinnaya Pad' valley few kilometres of the Argun' River left bank 13 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 29th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Campanula altaica
[altaica-1.jpg] 400x615 (~58Kb) A meadow on a birch grove edge at the northern foot of the hill Sopka Mokhnataya of the hill chain Bugotakskie Sopki, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 14th June 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Campanula altaica
[altaica-2.jpg] 600x451 (~61Kb) A subalpine Siberian stone pine (Pinus sibirica) parkland, 2000 m above sea level, the Seminskii Pass through the Seminskii Mt. Range, Altai Mts., 9th July 1999, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Campanula turczaninovii
[turczaninovii-1.jpg] 542x788 (~133Kb) Open larch forest on the left bank of the Dzhazator River in its upper flow, between the falls of its right tributaries Chikty and Akbul, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 18th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Adenophora gmelinii
[gmelinii-1.jpg] 400x635 (~59Kb) A meadow steppes on a moderate elevation 2 km NE of the town Borzya, Borzya District, Chita Region, E Transbaikalia. 22nd July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Adenophora pereskiifolia
[pereskiifolia-1.jpg] 400x566 (~80Kb) An open Dahurian larch/silver birch forest at a pass of the road Novyi Akatuy - Vershino-Shakhtaminskii on the junction of the mountain ranges Uryumkanskii and Kukul'bei, Aleksandrovskozavodskoi District, E Chita Region, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 23rd July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Adenophora tricuspidata
[tricuspidata-1.jpg] 400x594 (~95Kb) A meadow on a high left bank terrace of the Argun' River 5 km S of the village Uryupino, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 31th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Aster tataricus
[tataricus-1.jpg] 400x618 (~93Kb) A forb meadow an a SE slope 12 km SE of the village Gazimurskii Zavod, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E CHita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia 24th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Aster alpinus
[alpinus-1.jpg] 517x755 (~97Kb) A south-exposed right slope of the hill Mokhnataya Sopka, the Bugotakskie Sopki hills, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 12th Jule 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Leontopodium conglobatum
[conglobatum-1.jpg] 864x694 (~87Kb) A detritous meadow steppe on a ridge at the major height Tsagan-Obo of a moderate elevation Adon Chelon situated in the steppen Dahuria, Borzya District, S Chita Province, Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Inula britannica
[britannica-1.jpg] 517x800 (~62Kb) Dunes of the Tes-Khem River left bank in fromt of the Shivilig-Khem River gorge, The Ubsu-Nur Hollow, Erzin District, Tyva Republic, South Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1990, Photo Oleg Kosterin


[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics
Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
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