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3. Hylotelephium ewersii (Ledebour) H. Ohba, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 90: 50. 1977.

圆叶八宝 yuan ye ba bao

Sedum ewersii Ledebour, Icon. Pl. 1: 14. 1829.

Roots slender, cordlike. Rhizome branched, woody. Stems many, branched near base, ascending, purplish brown, 5-25 cm, woody near base, glabrous. Leaves opposite, sessile, usually with brown spots, broadly ovate to suborbicular, 1.5-2 × 1.5-2 cm, margin entire or inconspicuously dentate, apex obtuse, tip acuminate. Cyme umbel-like, crowded, 2-3 cm wide. Sepals free, lanceolate, ca. 2 mm. Petals purplish red, ovate-lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, apex acute. Stamens shorter than petals; filaments reddish; anthers purple. Nectar scales ovate-oblong, apex emarginate. Follicles erect, 3-4 mm, base narrow, apex shortly beaked. Seeds brown, lanceolate. Fl. Jul-Aug.

Forests, rock crevices on sides of ravines; 1800-2500 m. Nei Mongol, Xinjiang, Xizang [Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan].


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