Sempervivum
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TRANSCAUCASICUM  Muirhead, 1965

Synonym : Sempervivum gurgenidzeae  Priszter (1993)

Section Sempervivum

Distribution : NE Turkey (NE Anatolia), Georgia; rare, on igneous rocks, 550 - 2700 m.

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

Rosettes 3 - 4 cm in diameter.

Stolons few, 2 - 3 cm.

Leaves oblanceolate or obovate, abruptly mucronate, shortly glandular-pubescent, yellowish-green, 15 - 20 x ± 10 mm.

Inflorescences cymose.

Flowers 11- to 13- merous, ± 2.5 cm in diameter, sepals ovate-lanceolate, acute, 2 - 2.5 mm, petals lanceolate, pale yellow, lavender at the base, 8 - 10 x  ± 2 mm, filaments light purple, anthers yellow.

Related to S. davisii  according to Muirhead (1972: 247).

See also : Alan Smith, The Genus Sempervivum and Jovibarba, 1980




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