, Volume 90, Issue 1, pp 41-56

The taxonomic status ofSedum telephium and its allied species (Crassulaceae)

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The taxonomic status ofSedum Telephium and its allied species (Crassulaceae-Sedoideae) is discussed, and a new genus,Hylotelephium, is recognized. Under the genus, 27 new combinations are proposed and one new species,H. callichromum, from Central Asia is described.

This study has been supported partly by Grants-in-Aid for Fundamental Scientific Research by the Ministry of Education of Japan, No. 034047 in 1975 and 1976.