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This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey to N. Iran.
Sedum tenellum

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Caespitose perennial, ascending to erect, (2–)3–7(–10) cm tall
Morphology Stem
Stems subsucculent to ± woody, terete
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent, sessile, subterete, linear to oblong, 3–6(–8) × 2 mm, obtuse, imbricate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence cymose, dense, 1–3-flowered, glandular; bracts foliaceous, linear to lanceolate, 2–5 × 1 mm; pedicels ± 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5–merous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals triangular, 2–3 × 1 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals free, white to deep pink, ovate, slightly keeled, 3–4(–6) × 1 mm, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10; nectary scales spatulate, < 1 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels erect, 2–3 × 1 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, minute, oblong, striate, minutely winged, apex acute.
Ecology
Alpine slopes; alt. 3000–3400(–3800) m.
Phenology
Aug., Sep.
Distribution
Iraq, Turkey, Caucasus, N Iran.

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Transcaucasus, Turkey

Sedum tenellum M.Bieb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 3: 315 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Jansson, C.A. & Rechinger, K.H. (1970). Flora Iranica 72: 1-32. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Akhani in Fl. Iran 32: 26 (2000).
  • Chamberlain in Fl. Turk. 4: 235 (1972);
  • Jansson & Rech. f., Fl. Iranica 72: 12 (1970);
  • M.Bieb. Fl. Taur.–Cauc. 3: 315 (1820);

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmondson, J.R. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Iraq 5(2): 1-349. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Flora of Iraq
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