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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central & S. Europe to Iran and Arabian Peninsula.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FIQ]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2014) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 2: Lythraceae to Campanulaceae.

Morphology General Habit
Erect or ascending annual, sometimes biennial or perennial with small sterile shoots at base, (2–)5–15 cm tall
Morphology Stem
Stems subsucculent to ± woody, terete
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent, sessile, lanceolate to oblong, 3–20 × 1–3 mm, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence cymose, (1–)2(–9)-branched, glaucous to glandular; bracts foliaceous, lanceolate to oblong, 4–16 × 1–3 mm, ± acute; pedicels ± 1 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5–6(–9)-merous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals triangular, 1–3 × 1 mm, often glandular, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals free, white, sometimes with a red mid-vein, narrowly ovate to triangular, 2–4(– 6) × ± 1 mm, mucronate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10 or 12 (–18); nectary scales obtriangular, < 1 mm, emarginate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels stellate-spreading, 2–5 × 1–2 mm, connate, glaucous or glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ellipsoid, striate.
Ecology
In cracks between rocks on dry limestone slopes; alt. 300–1100 m
Phenology
Apr.–May.
Distribution
Iraq, C & SE Europe, S Russia, Turkey to Pakistan, Arabia, Eritrea.

Doubtfully present in:

Libya

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, East Aegean Is., Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Oman, Palestine, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Baltic States, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Norway, Ontario, Québec, Sweden, Utah, Vermont

Sedum hispanicum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Yugoslavia 7252.000
Haradjian, M. [2536], Syria K000838644 isotype
Jun 25, 2012 Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Turkey Sedum orientale K000815913 syntype
Mar 1, 2011 s.coll. [s.n.], Greece Sedum orientale K000739661 syntype
Mar 1, 2011 Heldreich, T.H.H.von [s.n.], Greece Sedum orientale K000739623 syntype
Boissier, P.E. [s.n.], Turkey Sedum orientale K000815914 syntype

First published in Cent. Pl. I: 12 (1755)

Accepted by

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Berry, M. (2020). Adventives and Aliens News 21 BSBI News 145: 32-48.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Gallo, L. (2014). Past presence of Sedum rubens and Umbilicus horizontalis (Crassulaceae) in the flora of Eritrea Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 69: 291-293.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of Oman 2: 1-220. National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J., Lampinen, R. & Kurtto, A.(eds.) (1999). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 12: 1-250.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Akhani in Fl. Iran 32: 34 (2000);
  • Chamberlain in Fl. Turk. 4: 241 (1972);
  • Ghazanfar, Fl. Oman 1: 1 (2003).
  • Jansson & Rech. f. in Fl. Iranica 72: 14 (1970);
  • Linnaeus in Jusl. Cent. 1: 12 (1755)
  • Linnaeus, Amoen. Acad. 4: 273 (1759);
  • Miller & Cope, Fl. Arab. Penin. & Soc. 1: 467 (1996);
  • Sarwar in Fl. Pak. 209: 12 (2002);

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Berry, M. (2020). Adventives and Aliens News 21 BSBI News 145: 32-48.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J., Lampinen, R. & Kurtto, A.(eds.) (1999). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 12: 1-250.
  • Jansson, C.A. & Rechinger, K.H. (1970). Flora Iranica 72: 1-32. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

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