Sedum
General Information   |   Species   |   Hybrids   |   Cultivars

MADRENSE   Watson, 1888

Type : Pringle 1241, collected on dry ledges in the Sierra Madre, Chihuahua, Mexico, Oct. 1887.

Distribution : Mexico : Chihuahua, 2600 - 3000 m.

 

First Description by S. Watson :

Perennial, with a somewhat creeping rootstock.

Branching stems 6 inches [15 cm] high or less, leafy, glabrous.

Leaves numerous, sessile, ligulate-oblanceolate, obtusish, 3 or 4 lines [7.5 - 10 mm] long.

Flowers shortly pedicellate in loose spreading cymes, sepals oblong, obtuse, 2 lines [5 mm] long, petals purple, linear-lanceolate, obtuse, 3 to 3.5 lines [7.5 - 8.75 mm] long, stamens included, the scales very short and truncate-flabelliform, carpels equalling the petals, acuminate with the slender styles, becoming divaricately divergent.




< back