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MORGANIANUM  Walther, 1938

Distribution : Mexico (central Veracruz).

 

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

 

Glaucous-green stems.

 

Leaves crowded, in 5 obvious spirals, oblong-lanceolate or elliptic, acute, falcate, subterete, almost orbicular, glaucous, 15 - 30 x 5 – 8 mm thick, flowering branches pendent.

 

Inflorescences corymbs.

 

Flowers 5-merous, long-pedicellate, sepals broadly sessile, connate, unequal, triangular-acuminate, 5 - 9 mm, petals basaIly connate, lanceolate, acuminate, subcucullate, mucronate, red-purple, 10 - 12 mm, erect, filaments pink, anthers light yellow, nectar scales broad, emarginate, deep pink.

 

Cytology : 2n = 70


Common name : 'Burro's Tail'

The Sedum morganianum habitat discovered  

by Miguel Cházaro, David Jimeno-Sevilla & Amparo Alvalat-Botana
Published in CactusWorld Vol.29 (1), 13 - 18

Original publication in Spanish



Photo Mateo Lichtenstein




Photos Margrit Bischofberger




Photos Mateo Lichtenstein


A crested plant :



Photo Noelene Tomlinson


More photos of crested plants :





Photos Santino Rischitelli




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