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Hylotelephium pseudospectabile (Praeg.) S. H. Fu


Description from Flora of China

Sedum pseudospectabile Praeger, J. Bot. 55: 40. 1917.

Roots tuberous, carrot-shaped, fleshy. Stems few, simple, erect, 30-60 cm; internodes subequaling or longer than leaves. Leaves 3-verticillate, rarely opposite or 4-verticillate, sessile, obovate proximally on stem, ovate-oblong distally on stem, 3.5-7 × 1.5-4 cm, base subcordate and amplexicaul, margin entire or sparsely and shallowly dentate, apex obtuse to acute. Cyme flat topped, 4-5 × 5-7 cm; bracts few; pedicels shorter than flower. Sepals ovate-lanceolate, 1-1.5 mm. Petals reddish, ovate-lanceolate, 3.5-4.5 mm, apex acute. Stamens erect, to 6 mm, longer than corolla; filaments pink; anthers purple. Nectar scales rectangular-cuneate, ca. 0.6 mm. Carpels narrowly lanceolate, 3.5-4 mm. Styles ± recurved. Seeds brown, narrowly oblong, ca. 0.8 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Oct.

Rocks on slopes; ca. 1000 m. Hebei, Jilin, Liaoning [Korea].


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