Sedum pentapetalum Boriss.
Annual, biennial or perennial herb. Root slender, short, little developed. Stems 5-20 cm high, erect, usually branching from base, glandular-pubescent. Leaves alternate, sessile, fleshy, glabrous, linear or oblong-lanceolate, subacute, entire, glaucous, 4-18 x 1-3 mm. Inflorescence a raceme or spike-like, branched, 1-8-flowered. Flowers subsessile or pedicellate, pedicel 0.5-1.5 mm long, 5-9-merous, bisexual, small. Sepals free, 1-3 x 0.5-1.5 mm, ovate to broadly ovate, apiculate, glabrous or pubescent. Petals free, 4-6 x 1-3 mm, lanceolate, acuminate, glarbous, white with a reddish median line. Stamens 10-18, in two whorls, 2-4.5 mm long. Nectar scales spathulate, 0.5-0.8 x 0.1-0.2 mm. Carpels 5-9, connate at the base, 2-4 x 0.5-1 mm, erect, style short, stigma capitate. Follicles 5-9, stellately spreading, 3-6 x 1-2 mm, with protuberance. Seeds small, brown, ovoid, 0.5-1 x 0.1-0.3 mm.
Type: Habitat in Hispania.
Grows from 707-2000 m in gravels; Distribution: Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Russia.