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Sedum baileyi Praeg.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Roots fibrous. Rhizome prostrate, long. Stems 3-7 cm. Leaves opposite; leaf blade obovate-spatulate, ca. 1.5 × 0.6 cm, base cuneate and shortly spurred, apex subacute. Cyme corymbiform, few flowered; bracts resembling stem leaves but obovate and smaller. Flowers unequally 5-merous. Sepals oblong-linear, 1.5-2 × ca. 1 mm, basal spur broad and obtuse. Petals lanceolate, 4-5 × ca. 1.5 mm, apex mucronate. Stamens 10, shorter than petals. Nectar scales oblong-spatulate, ca. 0.6 mm, apex obtuse. Follicles divergent, many seeded, base connate for ca. 2 mm. Fl. Apr, fr. Jul.

* Rock crevices on slopes; ca. 900 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi.


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