Sedum praealtum A.DC. APNI*
Synonyms: Sedum dendroideum subsp. praealtum DC. APNI*
Description: Erect or decumbent shrub, stems to 2 m high or trailing to 5 m long, to 10 cm diam., glabrous.
Leaves spathulate, 30–50 mm long, 18–20 mm wide, rounded at apex.
Inflorescence 10–20 cm long, dense, many-flowered; peduncles 5–30 cm long. Flowers 13–20 mm diam., yellow. Sepals triangular, to quarter the length of the petals. Petals narrow, acuminate, 6–8 mm long.
Follicles to 2.5 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Native of trop. Amer.
Cultivated, occasionally naturalized along roadsides or on rocky outcrops.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *ST, *NWS
Other Australian states: *Qld *Vic. *S.A.
Text by J. Everett & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: R.T. Clausen (1984)
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