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Sedum cyprium

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Crassulaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Saxifragales
Genus  Sedum
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Sedum cyprium, Cyprus stonecrop is an erect, monocarpic, succulent herb with an unbranched stem, 10-30 cm high. Leaves succulent, simple and entire reddish in sunny positions, the basal leaves in rosettes, hairless, spathulate, 3-6 x 1-2 cm, the higher leaves are thinly glandular and spirally arranged. the numerous actinomorphic flowers are greenish or reddish, gathered in a cylindrical panicle. Flowers June-Sep. Fruit a many -seeded follicle.



Rock crevices and walls mostly on igneous formations at 150-1650 m altitude.


A Cyprus endemic, locally very common in the broader Troödos Mountains, especially in the Paphos Forest-Akamas, Ayia, Stavros Psokas, Ayios Merkourios, Fleyia, Alonoudhi, Kryos Potamos, Makria Kontarka (Troödos), Evrykhou, Kalopanayiotis, Alona, Palekhori.


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