Sedum
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NOKOENSE   Yamamoto, 1926

Synonym : Sedum taiwanicum  S.S.Ying (1986)

Subgenus Sedum

Distribution : Taiwan; endemic in the C mountains, 2500 - 3500 m.

 

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

Perennial herbs with basally decumbent stems, branched above, glandular-spotted, 9 - 20 cm tall.

Leaves alternate, spatulate, obtuse, fleshy, 6 - 10 x 3 - 5 mm.

Inflorescences spike-like cymes.

Flowers 5-merous, sessile, sepals broadly sessile, unequal, oblanceolate, subspatulate or linear-lanceolate, obtuse, cuneate at the base, ± 3 x 1 mm, petals linear-lanceolate, subacuminate, 1-veined, yellow, ± 5 x 1.5 mm, anthers yellow.

Similar to the Japanese S. makinoi.




Photos Ray Stephenson




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