Phedimus

ZOKURIENSIS (Nakai) 't Hart , 1995

Synonyms :

 

Sedum zokuriense  Nakai (1939) / Sedum kamischaticum var. zokuriense  (Nakai) Park (1974) / Aizopsis zokuriensis  (Nakai) P.V.Heath (2001)

Sedum prostratum  Nakai (1935)

 

Subgenus Aizoon.

 

Distribution : Korea; cliffs in forests.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Glabrous herbs with woody tuberous short rhizomes to 2 cm long, with prostrate slender stems to 22 cm, sometimes rooting near the base.

 

Leaves opposite or alternate, obovate to oblong-obovate or elliptic to spatulate, 1 - 2 cm, obtuse, margins crenate-serrate, 2 - 3 mm petiolate.

 

Flowering branches glabrous, 10 - 22 cm, branched in the upper part.

 

Inflorescences terminal, glabrous, leafy, cymes to 1 cm in diameter, with 3 - 4 cincinni.

 

Flowers 4- to 7-merous, sessile, sepals lanceolate to subulate, obtuse, ± 4 x 0.5 - 0.7 mm, petals lanceolate, acute, ± 8 mm, yellow, anthers small, rounded, yellow.

 

Status and position within subgenus Aizoon are uncertain.

 




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