Sedum pachyclados Aitch. & Hemsl.
Perennial monoecious herb. Root fibrous. Rhizome slender, 1-7 cm long, 1.5-4 mm thick. Radical leaves forming rosette, short petiolate, obovate, oblong-obovate, shallowly tri or quinque-lobulate or sinulate in the apical part, glabrous, apex round, 4-10 x 2-6 mm. Flowering stem 1 in each rosette, simple, ascending-erect, glabrous, 1-3 cm high. Cauline leaves alternate, sessile, glabrous, entire, apex round, obovate, spathulate-obovate, 4-6 x 1.6-2.2 mm. Inflorescence terminal, cyme-fascicles, 2-10 flowered, bracteate. Bract similar to the cauline leaves. Flowers bisexual, 5-merous, hypogynous; pedicel 0.5-2 mm long. Calyx 3-4 x 1.4-1.7 mm, lobes basally connate, glabrous, entire, oblong, apex obtuse. Petals 6-7 x 1.5-2 mm, glabrous, oblong-spathulate, narrowly elliptic, entire, apex obtuse-apiculate, boat-shaped. Stamens 10, shorter than petals, in two whorls, basifixed, epipetalous 2.7-4.5, alternipetalous 4.5-5 mm long. Carpels 5, 5-7.5 x 0.8-1 mm, style straight, 1.5-2 mm long, ovules 8-12 per locule. Nectar scales oblong to broadly oblong, 0.7-0.9 x 0.3-0.6 mm, apex retuse. Follicles 5, 5-8 x 1-2 mm. Seeds 8-12 per fruit, ellipsoid, apex round, 0.8-1 x 0.2-0.3 mm.
Type: Kurram valley, Aitchison 469 (K!).
Distribution: Afghanistan and Pakistan.
This species seems to be confined in Kurram valley.