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2. Sedum sect. Oreades (Fröderström) K. T. Fu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 52. 1974.

山景天组 shan jing tian zu

Description from Flora of China

Sedum "group" Oreades Fröderström, Acta Horti Gothob. 6(App.): 41. 1931.

Leaf base sessile, rarely subsessile, spurred. Inflorescence usually corymbiform, 1- to many flowered. Flowers pedicellate, very rarely subsessile. Sepals spurred or spurless. Petals yellow, rarely red or purple-red. Carpels erect to suberect, rarely divergent, not or only very slightly adaxially gibbous, base mostly broad and connate, less often free. Follicles erect or apically slightly divergent, not or only very slightly adaxially gibbous. Seeds mostly papillate.

About 67 species: Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim; 64 species (54 endemic) in China.


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