Hylotelephium
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VIVIPARUM  (Maximowicz) H.Ohba, 1977

Synonyms :

Sedum viviparum  Maximowicz (1883) / Sedum telephium ssp. viviparum (Maximowicz) Fröderström (1930)

 

Section Hylotelephium

 

Distribution : Russia (eastern Siberia), China (Manchuria), North Korea.

 

 

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

 

Flowering stems erect, 15 - 30 cm.

 

Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4 or sometimes opposite, shortly petiolate, lanceolate to oblong-ovate, usually shorter than the internodes, 3 - 4 x 1.2 - 1.5 cm, dark green above, tip obtuse or rounded, base rounded to cuneate, margins obtusely shaIlowly serrate.

 

Inflorescences terminal, dense, with short peduncle, sometimes proliferating.

 

Flowers small, sepals triangular-ovate, ± 2 mm, petals 3 - 3.5 mm, elliptic to narrowly oblong, whitish or greenish, stamens as long as the petals, anthers pale yellow.




Photos Ray Stephenson




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