Sedum
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FUSCUM  Hemsley, 1880

Synonyms :

Altamiranoa fusca  (Hemsley) Rose (1903) / Villadia fusca  (Hemsley) Jacobsen (1958)

Subgenus Sedum

Distribution : Mexico (SLP)

 

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

Annual or biennial herbs with slender erect stems, simple at the base, branching above, to 10 cm tall.

Leaves alternate, oblong, obtuse, long and boadly spurred, 5 - 6 mm.

Flowering branches erect.

Inflorescences elongated cymes, bracts subovate, obtuse,  ± 3.5 mm.

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals basally free, long spurred, slightly unequal, oblong, obtuse, ± 3 mm, petals basally slightly connate, subobovate, obtuse, white, ± 4 mm.

 

 

For photos see : Pedro Nájera Quezada : Notes on Sedum fuscum, in Xerophilia June 2014.




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