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5. Hylotelephium sieboldii var. chinense H. Ohba, J. Jap. Bot. 67: 199. 1992.

圆扇八宝 yuan shan ba bao

Description from Flora of China

Roots tuberous, carrot-shaped, slender, fleshy. Stems creeping-ascending, 10-15 cm. Leaves 3-verticillate, subsessile; leaf blade orbicular to orbicular-flabellate, 1-1.5 × 1.2-2 cm, base cuneate to broadly so, margin ± undulate to subentire, apex subacute to obtuse-rounded. Cyme umbel-like, flat topped, 2-4 cm in diam.; bracts ovate; pedicels 3-5 mm. Sepals triangular, ca. 1.5 mm, base connate. Petals reddish, oblong-lanceolate, 4-5 × ca. 2 mm, apex acute. Antesepalous stamens longer than petals; epipetalous ones subequaling petals; anthers yellow. Nectar scales oblong-spatulate, ca. 0.8 mm, apex truncate to subemarginate. Carpels erect, narrowly ovoid, 2.5-3 mm. Styles ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. Sep.

Hylotelephium sieboldii var. sieboldii is endemic to Japan.

* Rocks on slopes. SW Hubei (Lichuan Xian).


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