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Hylotelephium erythrostictum (Miq.) H. Ohba


Description from Flora of China

Sedum erythrostictum Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 2: 155. 1865; S. alboroseum Baker; S. labordei H. Léveillé & Vaniot; S. telephium Linnaeus subsp. alboroseum (Baker) Fröderström.

Roots tuberous, carrot-shaped. Stem simple, erect, 30-70 cm. Leaves opposite, rarely 3-verticillate, sessile, oblong to ovate-oblong, 4.5-7 × 2-5.5 cm, base attenuate, margin sparsely serrate, apex obtuse to acute. Cymes flat topped, densely flowered. Flowers ca. 1 cm in diam.; pedicel shorter than or equaling flowers. Sepals ovate, ca. 1.5 mm. Petals dense, white or pink, broadly lanceolate, 5-6 mm, apex acuminate. Stamens slightly shorter than or equaling petals; anthers purple. Nectar scales oblong-cuneate, ca. 1 mm, apex emarginate. Carpels nearly free, erect, ellipsoid. Fl. Aug-Oct.

This species is used medicinally.

Grasslands, sides of ravines; 400-1800 m. Anhui, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan, Korea, Russia].


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