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98. Sedum nanchuanense K. T. Fu & G. Y. Rao, Acta Bot. Boreal.-Occid. Sin. 8: 116. 1988.

金佛山景天 jin fu shan jing tian

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Sterile stems suberect, 3-5 cm. Flowering stems erect or basally prostrate, 5-10 cm, densely leafy; basal nodes with fibrous roots. Leaves alternate; leaf blade oblong to obovate, 5-8 × 2.5-10 mm, base shortly spurred, apex rounded-obtuse. Cyme usually 3-branched, corymbiform, often scorpioid, many flowered. Sepals free, unequal, broadly linear to triangular, 1-2.5 × 0.7-1 mm, base spurred, apex obtuse. Petals yellow, oblong-lanceolate, 4.5-6.5 × 1-1.5 mm, base connate, apex mucronate. Stamens 10; antesepalous ones 3.2-4.6 mm; antepetalous ones inserted ca. 1 mm from petal base; anthers yellowish brown. Nectar scales ± flabellate, ca. 0.5 mm. Carpels ovoid-lanceolate, 3.5-5 mm, base connate; ovules many. Styles 1-1.5 mm. Follicles stellately divergent. Seeds subovoid, ca. 0.6 mm, minutely mammillate. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Rocks on slopes; ca. 1200 m. SE Sichuan (Nanchuan Xian).


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