Sedum
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CALCICOLA  Robinson & Greenman, 1895

Synonyms :

Sedum lenophylloides  Rose (1911) 

Altamiranoa calcicola  (Robinson & Greenman) Rose (1903) / Villadia calcicola (Robinson & Greenman) Jacobsen (1958)

 

Distribution : Mexico (San Luis Potosi); limestone.

 

 

Description (according to 't Hart & Bleij in IHSP, 2003) :

 

Glabrous perennial subshrubs with few-branched, slender, first procumbent and then erect stems.

 

Leaves scattered, alternate, oblanceolate or somewhat broader, subacute, very shortly spurred, mamillate, subterete, 3 - 16 mm, spreading, flowering branches erect, sometimes glaucous, the older ones roughened.

 

Inflorescences fastigiate-racemose, bracts oblanceolate, mamillate, subacute, ± 4 mm.

 

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals basally free, slightly unequal, oblong, subobtuse, 3 - 3.5 mm, petals basally connate up to 1 mm, broadly lanceolate, subacute, narrowly mucronate, greenish-yellow, 6 - 7 mm.

 

Related with S. acropetalum and S. gypsophilum.  




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