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SEDOIDES (Decaisne) Pau ex Vidal y Lopez, 1921

Synonyms :

 

Sempervivum sedoides  Decaisne (1844) / Sempervivella sedoides  (Decaisne) Stapf (1923) / Rosularia sedoides  (Decaisne) H.Ohba (1977)

Sempervivum album  Edgeworth (1846) / Rosularia alba (Edgeworth) Stapf (1923) / Sempervivella alba  (Edgeworth) Stapf (1923) / Rosularia sedoides var. alba (Edgeworth) P.J.Mitchell (1979)

Sedum confertissimum  Falconer ex Hamet (1929)

Sedum jacquemontii  Fröderström (1932)

 

Distribution : Northern India (Himachal Pradesh, northern Uttar Pradesh), Kashmir; 2000 - 3000 m.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

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Perennial herbs; caudex absent, roots filiform.

 

Rosette flattish to semiglobular, 2 - 3.5 cm in diameter, freely offsetting with long ± filiform leafIess or laxly leafy prostrate runners, soon forming loose cushions.

 

Leaves oblong-spatulate to ovoid with rounded tip, 1 – 2 cm, fresh green (ochre-yellowish when dry), densely glandular-hairy and ± viscid, fairly succulent.

 

Inflorescences lateral lax panicles, 4- to 12-flowered, 8 – 12 cm, prostrate or erect.

 

Flowers 6- to 8-merous, saucer-shaped, outer parts glandular-hairy,  petals 7 - 8 mm united for ± 1/3, white with greenish base.



Photo Margrit Bischofberger



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