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52. Rhodiola chrysanthemifolia (H. Léveillé) S. H. Fu, Acta Phytotax. Sin., Addit. 1: 127. 1965.

菊叶红景天 ju ye hong jing tian

Sedum chrysanthemifolium H. Léveillé, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 283. 1913; Rhodiola dielsiana (W. Limpricht) S. H. Fu; Sedum dielsianum W. Limpricht; S. linearifolium Royle var. balfourii (Raymond-Hamet) Raymond-Hamet; S. linearifolium var. dielsianum (W. Limpricht) Raymond-Hamet; S. linearifolium var. forrestii (Raymond-Hamet) Raymond-Hamet; S. trifidum J. D. Hooker & Thomson var. balfourii Raymond-Hamet; S. trifidum var. forrestii Raymond-Hamet.

Main root branched, thick. Caudex long, 6-7 mm in diam. Caudex leaves scalelike, triangular, ca. 4 × 4 mm. Flowering stems 4-10 cm, finely mammillate. Stem leaves aggregated toward stem apex; petiole 5-8 mm; leaf blade oblong, ovate-oblong, or ovate, 1-1.5 × 0.8-1.3 cm, base cuneate, margin pinnately lobed, apex obtuse. Inflorescences corymbiform, compact; bracts orbicular-spatulate, ca. 1 cm. Flowers bisexual, unequally 5-merous. Sepals linear, triangular-linear, or narrowly triangular-ovate, ca. 4 × 0.6-1 mm. Petals oblong-ovate, 7-9 × 1.5-3 mm, margin entire or apically erose. Stamens 10; antesepalous ones ca. 6 mm; antepetalous ones ca. 4 mm, inserted ca. 2 mm from petal base. Nectar scales suboblong, ca. 1 × 0.5 mm, apex emarginate. Styles ca. 2 mm. Follicles erect, lanceolate, 7-8 mm. Fl. Aug, fr. Sep-Oct.

* Grasslands, rocks, rock crevices; 3200-4200 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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