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97. Sedum tosaense Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 6: 52. 1892.

土佐景天 tu zuo jing tian

Description from Flora of China

Sedum tosaense subsp. sinense K. T. Fu & G. Y. Rao.

Herbs perennial. Sterile shoots present; leaves with blade obovate-spatulate, base cuneate. Flowering stems prostrate when young, later erect, weak, to 15 cm. Leaf blade linear-spatulate, 1.2-2 × 0.5-1 cm, tapered toward base, apex rounded and retuse. Cyme sometimes several branched, many flowered; bracts resembling stem leaves. Flowers unequally 5-merous. Sepals unequal, base spurred. Petals yellow, narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, apex mucronate. Carpels compressed, divergent at maturity, base connate. Styles short. Follicles many seeded. Seeds mammillate. Fl. May-Jul.

N Zhejiang (Lin'an Xian) [Japan].


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