Hylotelephium
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CAUCASICUM (Grossheim) H.Ohba, 1977

Synonyms :

Sedum maximum var. caucasicum Grossheim (1930) / Sedum caucasicum (Grossheim) Borissova (1939) / Sedum telephium ssp. caucasicum (Grossheim) Takhtajan (1972)

 

Distribution : Georgia (Transcaucasus), Turkey, Iran.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Roots fusiform, thickened, flowering stems 30 – 70 cm tall, ascending to erect, green or purplish, glabrous.

 

Leaves opposite, obovate, 5 – 7 x 3 – 5 cm, cordate and amplexicaul with large auricles at the base, tip rounded, margins obscurely and coarsely crenulate.

 

Inflorescences paniculate, 5 – 12 cm wide, bracts ovate or oblong, pedicels ± 5 mm.

 

Flowers : Sepals triangular, ± 1.5 mm, petals ovate, greenish-white, ± 5 mm, spreading, stamens nearly as long as the petals or shorter, filaments white, anthers yellow.

 

Note :

 

This species is closely related to Hylotelephium telephium.

 

Flowering time : July - September




Photos Rolf Warnecke



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