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GATTEFOSSEI Battandier & Jahandiez, 1921

Synonyms :

Aichryson gattefossei  (Battandier & Jahandiez) Bramwell (1968) / Oreosedum gattefossei (Battandier & Jahandiez) Grulich (1984).


Distribution : Morocco



Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :


Glabrous annual herbs with erect stems to 18 cm tall, simple or branched in the upper part.


Leaves alternate, sessile, subterete or semiterete, linear-oblong, obtuse, 2,5 x 2 mm.


Inflorescences lax cymes with 2 or more branches (cincinni), bracts small or absent, pedicels filiform, 4 - 8 mm.


FIowers 6-merous, ovoid or sub-globular in bud, sepals broadly sessile, basally connate, semi-orbicular or broadly ovate, ± 1 mm, obtuse, petals basally slightly connate, lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, ± 3 mm, acuminate, yellow, filaments yellow, glabrous, anthers yellow.


Close to S. pubescens and S. versicolor.

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