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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cyprus, S. Turkey to Jordan and NW. Iraq.
Sedum microcarpum

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small, glabrous, erect annual, up to 11 cm tall; roots fibrous
Morphology Stem
Stems succulent, erect; branches simple
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent, ± terete, oblanceolate, 3–10 × ± 1 mm, obtuse, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 2 or 3 (or 4)-branched; flowering branches 4–10(–20)-flowered; bracts succulent, sessile, linear to oblanceolate, 1–4 × ± 1 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers alternate, sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals triangular, < 1 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white tinged pink, ovate, ± 1 mm, hooded, ± acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 3–5, ± 1 mm; nectary scales minute, triangular-oblong, slightly emarginate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels free, oblong, 2–3 × 0.5–1 mm, distinctly angled
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds narrowly ovoid, reticulate, acute. Follicles erect, reticulate, 1-seeded
Ecology
In wadis and on rocky, often limestone, hillsides; alt. up to 600 m
Phenology
Mar.–Apr.
Distribution
Very rare in the extreme NW of Iraq. Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Jordan.

Native to:

Cyprus, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey

Sedum microcarpum (Sm.) Schönland appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Georgiades, C., Cyprus Telmissa microcarpa 51350.000

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(2a): 31 (1890)

Accepted by

  • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.

Not accepted by

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Telmissa microcarpa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • 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.
  • Hand, R. (ed.) (2015). Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus VIII Willdenowia 45: 245-259.

Flora of Iraq
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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