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ADOLPHI   Hamet, 1912

Synonym : Sedum nussbaumerianum  Bitter (1924)


Distribution :  Mexico (Veracruz)



Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :


Grlabrous perennial subshrubs with much branched spreading, sprawling or ascending stems, 10 – 30 cm.


Leaves imbricate, alternate, broadly lanceolate to obovate, 12 – 30 mm, acute to subacute, spurred, obscurely carinate, subterete, very fleshy.


Inflorescences corymbose, pedicels 6 – 10 mm.


Flowers  5-merous, sepals broadly sessile, triangular-semiorbicular, apiculate, ± 1.5 x 1 mm, petals basally connate, oblong, tapering above, subobtuse, narrowly mucronate, white, ± 7.5 mm.


Cytology : 2n=128


Sedum adolphi and S. 'Golden Glow'

As the photos below show : S. adolphi is somewhat variable.

Photos Thomas Delange


Photo Eric Barbier

Photos Santino Rischitelli

Photos Margrit Bischofberger

Photo Noelene Tomlinson

Photo Park Kwan-Jae

Photo Lourdes Izquierdo

Photos Margrit Bischofberger

As a ground cover :

Photo Noelene Tomlinson

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