Pseudosedum

FEDTSCHENKOANUM   Borissova, 1933

Distribution : Central Asia: west Tien Shan (Kuraminsky Range), Pamir and Alai regions (Gissar, Nuratau, Zeravshan, Baldushan, Kabadian, Chalshau Ranges, Babatag and Kugitang), stony mountain slopes, calcareous and sandstone rocks, badlands, 450 - 2200 m.

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

Rhizome short, divided into numerous slender tuberous roots, to 2 cm long and 1 - 2 cm diameter.

Leaves linear, obtuse, to 1 cm long and to 1 mm diameter.

Inflorescences : flowering branches many, slender, 7 - 20 cm, inflorescences umbellate-corymbose, with slightly arcuate branches 0.5 - 1.5 cm long, bracts oblong-lanceolate, acute, 3.5 - 4 ± 0.5 mm, pedicels 0 - 0.5 mm.

Flowers 5-merous, subsessile, sepals oblong-lance­olate, acute, 3 - 4 mm, corolla narrowly campanulate, 7 - 10 mm long, petals acute, 3 - 4 x ± 2 mm, violet, fruit 6 - 8 mm, erect.

Flowering time : March to May.




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