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URALENSE (Ruprecht) Byalt, 1998

Synonym : Sedum uralense  Ruprecht (1854)


Section Hylotelephium


Distribution : Russia (northern and central UraI Mts.); dry stony slopes and rocks.



Description (by H.Ohba in IHSP, 2003) :


Perennial glabrous herbs with annual flowering stems.


Roots tuberous or fasciculate, rhizome robust, thick, 2.5 - 3 cm in diameter, erect, ± 15 cm long, branched towards the tip.


Flowering branches numerous, 35 - 50 cm, 5 - 8 mm in diameter near the base.


Leaves lanceolate, 2.5 - 5 cm, shortly petiolate or subsessile, crenate, obtuse.


Inflorescences compound, racemose-paniculate, with short lateral branches in the axil of the upper leaves.


Flowers 5-merous, corolla 4.5 - 5 mm in diameter, petals first greenish, later pink, narrowly lanceolate, acute, stamens longer than the petals.


Flowering time : July to August.

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