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PACHYPHYLLUM  Rose, 1911

Distribution : Mexico (Oaxaca: Sierra Madre del Sur)

 

 

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

 

Much branched perennial subshrubs 5 – 30 cm tall.

 

Leaves crowded, clavately oblong-oblanceolate, terete, glaucous, 10 – 40 x 6 – 10 mm, flowering branches erect or reflexed, axillary.

 

Inflorescences corymbs.

 

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals basally free, shortly spurred, unequal, clavately oblanceolate, obtuse, very thick in the upper part, 3.5 – 5 mm, petals free to the base, subovate, obtuse, broadly mucronate, yellow, 5 – 7 mm.

 

 

Cytology : 2n = 68

S. pachyphyllum in habitat in Mexico :





Photos Gerhard Köhres


At RBG Melbourne


Photo Joan Steele



Photos Noelene Tomlinson



Photo Jacquie Koutsoudis, South Africa





Photos Thomas Delange



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