Hylotelephium
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TELEPHIOIDES   (Michaux) H.Ohba, 1977

Synonyms :

 

Sedum telephioides  Michaux (1803) / Anacampseros telephioides  (Michaux) Haworth (1812)

 

Section Hylotelephium

 

Distribution : USA (southern Pennsylvania to western South Carolina and to southern Indiana and Illinois).

 

 

Description (according to H. Ohba in IHSP, 2003) :

 

Flowering stems erect, ± glaucous, 30 – 100 cm tall, with thickening rootstock and roots.

 

Leaves alternate or opposite, shortly petiolate, elliptic-ovate to elliptic, 6 - 10 x 2 - 4 cm, pale green, glabrous, tip obtuse, base attenuate, margins serrate.

 

Inflorescence semiglobose, dense, many-flowered.

 

Flowers : Sepals triangular, 1.5 mm, petals pink, lanceolate-elliptic, 5 - 6 mm, stamens shorter than the petals, anthers purplish-red.

 

Flowering time : September to October.

Cytology : 2n =24




Photos Meinolf Stützer



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