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Sedum ulricae Frod


Description from Flora of China

Herbs annual, glabrous. Roots fibrous. Flowering stems erect but sometimes basally arched, 3-6 cm. Leaf blade linear to suboblong, 5-7.5 mm, base shortly spurred, apex subacute. Cyme corymbiform, few flowered. Flowers equally or unequally 5-merous; pedicel 2-2.4 mm. Sepals linear to oblanceolate, 4.5-5 mm, base obtusely spurred, apex subacute. Petals free, lanceolate, ca. 4 × 1-1.2 mm, apex subobtuse. Stamens 5 and shorter than petals, or 10 and antesepalous ones 2.1-2.6 mm. Nectar scales narrowly linear, 1.1-1.2 mm, apex emarginate. Carpels stellately divergent, 2.7-3.2 mm, base connate for 1.2-1.3 mm, apex abruptly tapered; ovules 5 or 6. Seeds narrowly ovoid-oblong, ca. 1 mm, shallowly furrowed, minutely mammillate. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug.

* Abies forests, mountain summits, gravelly slopes; 3000-4500 m. S Gansu, SE Qinghai, E Xizang.


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