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3. Phedimus hsinganicus (Y. C. Chu ex S. H. Fu & Y. H. Huang) H. Ohba et al., Novon. 10: 402. 2000.

兴安费菜 xing an fei cai

Description from Flora of China

Sedum hsinganicum Y. C. Chu ex S. H. Fu & Y. H. Huang in Liou, Fl. Pl. Herb. Chin. Bor.-Orient. 4: 230. 1980.

Herbs perennial. Roots tuberous, carrot-shaped to narrowly conical. Rootstock short. Stems 3-5, 20-30 cm; remains of stems from previous year few, basally branched, terete, more than 25 cm. Leaves subopposite or alternate; leaf blade obovate-oblong, 4-7 × 1.5-3 cm, veinlets anastomosing near margin, base attenuate, margin sparsely serrate to subentire, apex obtuse-rounded. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, densely flowered, bracteate; peduncle long. Flowers numerous, unequally 8(or 12 or 20)-merous. Sepals triangular-lanceolate, subequal, 0.5-1.8 mm, apex acuminate. Petals yellow, oblong-lanceolate, ca. 5.2 × 1.5 mm, apex acuminate and mucronate. Stamens 16; antesepalous ones ca. 4.8 mm; antepetalous ones ca. 3 mm, inserted ca. 1 mm from petal base. Nectar scales subquadrangular, ca. 0.9 mm, apex subtruncate. Carpels lanceolate, ca. 5.5 mm, base connate for ca. 1 mm, apex divergent. Styles ca. 1.5 mm. Seeds few, brown, oblong, ca. 0.8 mm. Fl. Aug.

* Stony slopes; 700-800 m. N Nei Mongol (Hulun Buir Meng).


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