Images from Oleg Kosterin

Pyrethrum pulchrum
[pulchrum-1.jpg] 488x714 (~93Kb) 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
Petasites laevigatus
[laevigatus-1.jpg] 800x533 (~75Kb) The Bol'shoi Tesh River 1.5 km upstream of its confluence with the Malyi Tesh, the village Kuzedeevo environs, Novokuznetsk District, Kemerovo Province, West Siberia, Russia. 26th May 1995, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Senecio congestus
[congestus-1.jpg] 763x500 (~127Kb) The bank of a large brackish (calcium and magnium carbonates) Lake Zun-Torei, residing in Dahurian (S Transbaikalian) short-grass steppes. The lake flutcuate down to almost dissapearing with a cycle about 30 years, now it's on the maximum. The bank is grown up with Senecio congestus (R.Br.) DC. (= Senecio arcticus Rupr.), and the reed (Phragmitis australis (Gav.) Trin ex Steudel.)
The lake SW corner at the cordone Bulum-Khuduk, Onon district, Chita Region, S Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 7th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Senecio cannabifolius
[cannabifolius-2.jpg] 472x700 (~80Kb) the Vilyucha River middle flow, South Kamchatka, Russia. 31st August 1992, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Senecio cannabifolius
[cannabifolius-1.jpg] 400x641 (~91Kb) The Budyumkan River left floodland 5 km upstream 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
Senecio flammeus
[flammeus-1y.jpg] 400x615 (~55Kb) 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
Senecio flammeus
[flammeus-1x.jpg] 400x642 (~78Kb) 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
Senecio pricei
[pricei-2.jpg] 542x796 (~82Kb) 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
Senecio pricei
[pricei-1.jpg] 518x760 (~70Kb) 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
Senecio resedifolius
[resedifolius-1.jpg] 466x718 (~106Kb) An alpine meadow in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2400 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
Senecio turczaninovii
[turczaninovi-1.jpg] 522x712 (~96Kb) An alpine meadow in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2400 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
Senecio turczaninovii
[turczaninovi-2.jpg] 522x792 (~158Kb) An alpine meadow in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2400 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
Ligularia fischeri
[fischeri-1.jpg] 564x800 (~69Kb) Meadow steppe 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
Ligularia glauca
[glauca-1.jpg] 400x632 (~75Kb) A forb meadow on the southern foot of the Sopka Lysaya hill of the hill chain Bugotakskie Sopki, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 14th June 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Ligularia sibirica
[sibirica-1.jpg] 400x615 (~103Kb) 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, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Echinops latifolius
[latifolius-1.jpg] 400x630 (~73Kb) A meadow steppe on a moderate elevation 2 km NE of the town Borzya, Borzya District, Chita Region, E Transbaikalia. 22nd July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Echinops ritro
[ritro-1.jpg] 740x1083 (~301Kb) A stony right bank of the Chuya River 5 km upstream of its mouth, 10th July 1999, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Saussurea subacaulis
[subacaulis-1.jpg] 758x486 (~105Kb) 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
Saussurea subacaulis
[subacaulis-2.jpg] 694x478 (~87Kb) 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
Saussurea pricei
[pricei-1.jpg] 400x600 (~64Kb) 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
Cirsium esculentum var. acaulis
[acaulis-1.jpg] 788x512 (~168Kb) A stony steppen southern sloppe on the Dzhazator River right bank in its upper flow, between the Chikty and Akbul River, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Cichorium intybus
[intybus-1.jpg] 346x600 (~44Kb) Novosibirsk Academy Town, West Siberia, Russia. 20th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Scorzonera austriaca
[austriaca-1.jpg] 660x930 (~84Kb) A south-exposed right slope of the hill Lysaya Sopka, the Bugotakskie Sopki hills, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 25th May 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Convolvulus chinensis
[chinensis-1.jpg] 751x500 (~88Kb) Heteropappus altaicus (Willd.) Novopokr. and Convolvulus chinensis Ker-Gawler (= Convolvulus fischeranus V. Petrov) A raven in a high sandy left bank of the Novyi Onon arm of the Onon River 1 km downstream of the village Nozhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, Chita Province, Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia, 20th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Convolvulus ammanii
[ammanii-1.jpg] 764x510 (~154Kb) A highland cryophyte desert of a Mongolian type in an intermontane hollow called Chuiskaya Step' at the village Kosh- Agach, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lagotis integrifolia
[integrifolia-1.jpg] 522x794 (~108Kb) An alpine meadow in the valley of the left headwater of the Chikty Rivulet, 2400 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
Pedicularis grandiflora
[grandiflora-1.jpg] 400x611 (~72Kb) A grassy marsh in the Urov River headwaters at the village Solontsy, Nerchinskozavodskoi District, E Chita Region, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 5th August 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Pedicularis oederi
[oederi-1.jpg] 490x726 (~122Kb) A mossy tundra in the cirwue of the 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
Pedicularis tristis
[tristis-1.jpg] 760x566 (~88Kb) A tundrous bog within the alpine belt in the valley 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. 15th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Boshnyakia rossica
[rossica-1.jpg] 400x623 (~60Kb) Thiskets of Alnus hirsuta along a brook on a road in a larch (Larix gmelinii (Rupr.) Rupr.) forest not far from the Argun' River left bank between the village Uryupino and the Gazimur River, Gazimurskozavodskoi District, E Chita Province, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 31th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Orobanche coerulescens
[coerulescens-1.jpg] 400x618 (~73Kb) A meadow steppe on the Shipunikha Rivulet right bank terrace 2 km NE of the village Evsino, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 21st June 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Geranium pratense
[pratense-1.jpg] 510x776 (~113Kb) A damp meadow at a riparian spruce wood at village Topuchaya, Shebalino District, Altai Republic, the Altai Mts., West Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Pulmonaria mollis
[mollis-1.jpg] 790x546 (~77Kb) A sudden May snowfall in a mixed white birch (Betula pendula Roth.; = Betula verrucosa Ehrh.)/common pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) forest. Surroundings of Akademgorodok [Academy Town] at Novosibirsk, West Siberia, Russia. 19th May 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Scutellaria baicalensis
[baicalensis-1x.jpg] 400x587 (~67Kb) A meadow steppe on the Adon-Chelon elevation, 10 km NNW of village Tasyrkhoi, S Chita Region (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Scutellaria baicalensis
[baicalensis-1y.jpg] 536x394 (~84Kb) A meadow steppe on the Adon-Chelon elevation, 10 km NNW of village Tasyrkhoi, S Chita Region (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Dracocephalum grandiflorum
[grandiflorum-1.jpg] 494x720 (~117Kb) 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
Dracocephalum grandiflorum
[grandiflorum-2.jpg] 510x782 (~127Kb) An alpine meadow in the Chikty Rivulet valley, the southerm principal 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
Dracocephalum imberbe
[imberbe-1a.jpg] 502x770 (~140Kb) 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
Dracocephalum imberbe
[imberbe-1b.jpg] 530x794 (~130Kb) 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
Dracocephalum origanoides
[origanoides-2.jpg] 774x504 (~140Kb) A tundro-steppen vegetation at Lake Tarkhattinskoe situated south of the junction of the Yuzhno-Chuiskii and Sailyugem mountain ranges 2325 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Dracocephalum origanoides
[origanoides-1.jpg] 508x770 (~163Kb) 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
Thymus serpyllum
[serpyllum-2.jpg] 600x400 (~88Kb) A steppefied right board of the Dzhazator River valley in its upper flow, at the Akbul River mouth, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lagopsis marrubiastrum
[marrubiastrum-1a.jpg] 600x400 (~69Kb) A detritous left bank of the Dzhazator River in its upper flow, between the mouths of the Akbul and Tara Rivers, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lagopsis marrubiastrum
[marrubiastrum-1b.jpg] 600x400 (~96Kb) A detritous left bank of the Dzhazator River in its upper flow, between the mouths of the Akbul and Tara Rivers, 2000 m above sea level, Kosh-Agach District, Altai Republic, West Siberia, Russia. 19th July 1998, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Sagittaria natans
[natans-1.jpg] 400x609 (~83Kb) A small lake Kudon in the Onon River right floodland 12 km upstream of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon District, S Chita Region, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 17th July 1997, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Hemerocallis minor
[minor-1.jpg] 771x500 (~84Kb) At the mountain Tsagan-Obo, Borzya District, S Chita Region (Dahuria), SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 8th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Erythronium sibiricum
[sibiricum-1.jpg] 400x613 (~49Kb) An open birch forest on the Berd' River right bank at the village Novososedovo, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Region, West Siberia, Russia. 10th May 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fritillaria pallidiflora
[pallidiflora-1.jpg] 400x604 (~71Kb) A meadow in the valley of the Kora River in its middle flow, the transition between spruce wood and subalpine Belts at about 2000 m altitude, the North Dzhungarskiy Alatau mountain chain (NE Tien Shan), the Taldy-Kurgan region, Kazakhstan. 16th June, 1993, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Fritillaria pallidiflora
[pallidiflora-2.jpg] 514x388 (~67Kb) A meadow in the valley of the Kora River in its middle flow, the transition between spruce wood and subalpine Belts at about 2000 m altitude, the North Dzhungarskiy Alatau mountain chain (NE Tien Shan), the Taldy-Kurgan region, Kazakhstan. 16th June, 1993, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Tulipa patens
[patens-1.jpg] 431x644 (~57Kb) Tulipa patens Agardh ex Schultes ex Schultes fil., ranges in steppes from South Russia to Altai. It was found in "steppe islands" on steep southern rocky slopes of the Berd' River bank draining a woody elevation of Salairskii Kryazh, being a NW extreme of the Altai-Sayan Mountain System. At the village Novososedovo, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Region, West Siberia, Russia. 10th May 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Gagea fedtschenkoana
[fedtschenkoana-1.jpg] 496x742 (~78Kb) Rocky southern slopes in the south-eastern West Siberia. A Berd' River right bank rocky cliff at the village Novososedovo, Iskitim District, Novosibirsk Region, West Siberia, Russia. 10th of May 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lilium pilosiusculum
[pilosiusculum-1.jpg] 400x640 (~42Kb) A meadow on the eastern slope of the Sopka Lysaya hill of the hill chain Bugotakskie Sopki, Toguchin District, Novosibirsk Province, West Siberia, Russia. 14th June 1997 , Photo Oleg Kosterin
Lilium pumilum
[pumilum-1.jpg] 400x612 (~46Kb) A steppe on the hill Malyi Batur on the left bank of the Onon River 7 km upstream of the village Nizhnii Tsasuchei, Onon district, Chita Region, SE Transbaikalia (Dahuria), Siberia, Russia. 11th July 1996, Photo Oleg Kosterin
Crocus alatavicus
[alatavicus-1.jpg] 518x780 (~79Kb) Flowering Crocus alatavicus Regel et Schmahl. densely covers open places within the forest and subalpine belt in the Northern Dzhungarian Alatau Mountain Chain just after snow melting. Most of these places are overgrazed by sheep in summer, but this ephemeroid species is nearly of advantage in these conditions as being too early to be trumpled out and enjoing a heavily fertilized soil. The Kora River middle flow, Kopal District, Taldy-Kurgan Region, SE Kazakhstan. 26th of April 1993, 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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