Sedum
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CLAVATUM  R.T.Clausen, 1975

 

 Distribution : Mexico (México); known from the type locality only, cliffs of andesite.



Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :


Perennial subshrubs.


Stem much-branched, glaucous, ± 20cm tall.


Leaves alternate, clavate, elliptic-oblanceolate or obovate, obtuse, shortly spurred, upcurved, glaucous, pale green, sometimes with red mucronate tips, 13 – 63 x 10 – 29 mm.


Inflorescences: flowering branches erect, axillary; inflorescences pleiochasial cymes, pedicels 3,6 – 6,5 mm.


Flowers: 5-merous, sepals basally connate, very unequal, clavate, oblanceolate-oblong, rounded, glaucous, pale green, 5 – 8 x 1,6  - 4,2 mm, erect, petals elliptic, acute or obtuse, minutely mucronate, carinate, white, ± 7 mm, spreading, slightly upcurved, anthers dark red.

 

Cytology: 2n = 66

 

Two contrasting forms of Sedum clavatum :



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