Sedum
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PLATYSTYLUM   Fröderström, 1936

Synonym : Villadia platystyla  (Fröderström) R.T.Clausen (1959)

Distribution : Mexico (Jalisco); ± 255 m.

Subgenus Sedum

 

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

Glabrous perennial subshrubs with small sterile shoots.

Leaves closely set, alternate, oblanceolate to subovate, (sub-) acute, shortly spurred, 10 - 20 mm, on sterile shoots somewhat shorter, spatulate-subovate and mamillate towards the tip.

Flowering branches erect to suberect, simple, 5 - 12 cm.

Inflorescences small dense many-flowered corymbs, bracts ovate, 3 - 5 mm.

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals basally free, shortly spurred, unequal, suboblong, subobtuse, 3 - 4 mm, petals basally connate, subovate, subobtuse, broadly mucronate, white, ± 5 mm, styles very short and broad.

 




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