Rosularia
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ROSULATA (Edgeworth) H. Ohba, 1977


Synonyms :

 

Sedum rosulatum  Edgeworth (1846)

Umbilicus radicans  Klotzsch (1862)

Sedum pyriforme  Royle ex Hamet (1929) 

 

Section Rosularia

 

Distribution : Northern India (Himachal Pradesh, northern Uttar Pradesh), Nepal, Sikkim; 1700 - 3000 m.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Caudex absent, taproots hardly thickened.

 

Rosettes flat, very open, with few (5 - 10) leaves, 1 - 3 cm in diameter, offsetting with thin stems several cm long.

 

Leaves distinctly spatulate, 0.7 - 1.8 cm with basal narrow claw, hardly succulent (paper-thin when dry), medium green, glabrous, margin whitish-horny and slightly crenulate.

 

Inflorescences lateral reduced panicles or thyrses, 3-to 10-flowered, 3 - 8 cm, prostrate to erect.

 

Flowers 5-merous, normally glabrous, saucer- to funnelshaped, petals 3.7 - 4 mm, united for 1/10, white to ivory.

[U. Eggli]




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