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GRISEBACHII var. HORAKII (Rohlena) 't Hart, 1983

Synonyms :

Sedum alpestre var. horakii  Rohlena (1904) / Sedum horakii  (Rohlena) Rohlena (1923) / Sedum annuum var. horakii  (Rohlena) Fröderström (1932)

Sedum flexuosum Wettstein (1892) / Sedum grisebachii ssp. flexuosum  (Wettstein) Greuter & Burdet (1986)

 

Distribution : Greece (mountain in center and north), Macedonia (Sar Planina), Rumania (Carpatians), Bulgaria.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Small perennials, forming dense tufts or mats of short densely leafy branched shoots.

 

Inflorescences : Flowering branches usually simple, (1-) 2,5 (-6) cm, inflorescences few-flowered cymes with 1 - 3 cincinni and (3-) 8 (-12) flowers.

 

Cytology: 2n = 16.

 

This is a dwarfed alpine or montane variant (usually above 1500 m), most prominent in the western part of the range of the species. In Bulgaria (Rila Mts., Pirin Mts. and Rodopi Mts.), the 2 varieties merge and become virtually indistinguishable.

 




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