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MONTANUM ssp. MONTANUM

Synonym : Sempervivum montanum var. pallidum  Wettstein ex Hegi & Schmid (1966)

Distribution : Throughout most of the range of the species.

Description (according to 't Hart, Bleij & Zonneveld in IHSP, 2003) :

Rosettes to 3 cm in diameter,stolons to 3 cm, often long, slender, pubescent.

Leaves broadly to narrowly oblanceolate, entirely green, ± 3 mm wide, cilia to 0.2 mm long, scarcely longer than the hairs on the leaves surface.

Flowering branches 5 - 10 (-20) cm.

FIowers 3 - 4 cm in diameter, petals purple, 12 - 15 mm, narrow.

Cytology : 2n = 42

The occasionally occurring white-flowered forms were described as var. pallidum.


N of Lake Guarda, June 2010 :




Photos Ray Stephenson






Photos Eduardo Carbonell




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