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Pseudosedum lievenii (Ledeb.) Berger


Description from Flora of China

Cotyledon lievenii Ledebour, Fl. Altaic. 2: 197. 1830; Sedum lievenii (Ledebour) Raymond-Hamet.

Roots numerous, tufted, slender. Root crown stout. Leaves linear, 0.5-2 cm. Flowering stems 1-4, 20-25 cm. Inflorescence corymbiform, many flowered; bracts oblong to lanceolate, smaller than leaves, apex obtuse; pedicels 1-2 mm. Sepals lanceolate-oblong, to 3 mm, apex obtuse. Corolla reddish, drying golden-yellow, funnelform; tube ca. 6 mm; lobes lanceolate, ca. 6 mm. Stamens 10-12; antesepalous ones 3-4 mm; epipetalous ones ca. 3 mm, inserted at corolla base; anthers ca. 0.9 mm. Nectar scales 5 or 6, transversely broad, small. Styles slender, ca. 2 mm. Follicles lanceolate, ca. 1 cm. Seeds ellipsoid-oblong, ± winged at both ends. Fl. Apr-May.

N Xinjiang (Shawan Xian) [Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia].


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