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Hylotelephium mongolicum (Franch.) S. H. Fu


Description from Flora of China

Sedum fabaria Koch var. mongolica Franchet, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 6: 10. 1883.

Root cap woody. Stems many, ascending, leafy, 4-16 cm, glabrous. Leaves opposite or 3-verticillate, sessile, ovate-oblong to obovate, 2.2-3.5 × 0.7-1.5 cm, base subattenuate, distal margin sparsely crenulate, apex obtuse to acute. Cyme flat topped, 0.5-4 × 2-6.5 cm, many flowered. Flowers 5-6 mm in diam.; pedicel 1.5-4 mm. Sepals reddish, ca. 1 mm, apex acute. Petals reflexed from middle, pinkish or white, lanceolate, ca. 6 × 1.2 mm, apex acuminate. Epipetalous stamens slightly longer than petals; anthers purple. Nectar scales square. Carpels ovoid, apex with a slender beak. Follicles ovoid-lanceolate, 6-7 mm. Seeds numerous, brownish, oblong. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep.

* Rock crevices on mountain slopes or summits; ca. 900 m. NE Hebei (Chengde, Xinglong Xian).


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