Sedum
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KIMNACHII Byalt, 1999

Synonyms :

Sedum decumbens R. T. Clausen (1975)

Sedum clausenii Byalt (1998)

 

Distribution : Horticultural origin, probably Central Mexican Plateau.

 

Description (according to IHSP 2003) :

 

Perennial subshrubs with decumbent stems to 25 cm.

 

Leaves alternate, obovate to spatulate, rounded, emarginate, 15 – 25 x 11 – 13 mm; flowering branches erect or ascending, axillary.

 

Inflorescences small cymes with 3 or more bracts.

 

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals basally slightly connate, shortly spurred, unequal, ovate, obtuse to acute, green, ± 3 mm, erect, petals free, ovate-lanceolate, yellow, ± 5 mm.

 

S. kimnachii has the same chromosome number as S. confusum and may well be just a smaller form of this species. 

 



Photo Noelene Tomlinson



Photos Emmanuelle Aubé



Photos Christophe Camassel



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