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108. Sedum emarginatum Migo, J. Shanghai Sci. Inst. Sect.3: 224. 1937.

凹叶景天 ao ye jing tian

Sedum makinoi Maximowicz var. emarginatum (Migo) S. H. Fu.

Herbs perennial. Stems slender, 10-15 cm. Leaves opposite; leaf blade spatulate-obovate to broadly obovate, 1-2 × 0.5-1 cm, base attenuate and shortly spurred, apex rounded and emarginate. Cyme usually 3-branched, 3-6 cm in diam., many flowered. Flowers sessile, unequally 5-merous. Sepals lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 2-5 × 0.7-2 mm, base shortly spurred, apex obtuse. Petals yellow, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, 6-8 × 1.5-2 mm. Nectar scales oblong, ca. 0.6 mm, apex obtuse. Carpels oblong, 4-5 mm, base connate. Follicles divergent. Seeds brown, minute. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul.

* Shady and moist slopes; 600-1800 m. Anhui, Gansu, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.

This species is used medicinally.


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