Pseudosedum

CAMPANULIFLORUM   Borissova, 1933

Distribution : Central Asia (Pamir and Alai regions: Dzhizak, Ingyrchak Pass), stony soils and rocks, 600 - 2000 m.

Description (according to H. 't Hart & V. V. Byalt in IHSP, 2003) :

Rhizome inconspicuous, with a single long robust vertical root 5 - 8 mm diameter and slender lateral rootlets.

Leaves linear, obtuse, 10 - 15 x 1 - 1.5 mm.

Inflorescences : Flowering branches many, 10 - 15 cm, inflorescences dense, umbellate-corymbose, 2.5 - 3.5 cm diameter, with short angular 2- or 3-flowered branches, bracts oblong-ovate, to 1.5 mm.

Flowers 5- or 6-merous, subsessile, sepals oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, corolla campanulate, 8 - 9 mm long, petals to 3 mm, pink, fruit erect, 7 - 8 mm.

Flowering time : April to May.




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