Comprehensive Description

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Graptopetalum pusillum Rose, Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 13: 296. 1911
Rosettes 3-4 cm. in diameter; leaves spatulate, 2-4 cm. long, acute, glabrous, pale and slightly glaucous; stems about 10 cm. long, weak but erect or often falling over; stemleaves alternate, linear; inflorescence somewhat cymose; pedicels 4^8 mm. long; sepals linear, acute, distinct nearly or quite to the base, 2-3 mm. long, slightly glaucous; corollatube 2-3 mm. long; lobes 6-7 mm. long, spreading or recurved, acute, yellowish to creamcolored, slightly blotched or banded with red; stamens slender, in age recurved upon the tube of the corolla; carpels erect at least when young.
Type locality: In the State of Durango. Distribution: Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Per Axel Rydberg. 1918. ROSACEAE (conclusio). North American flora. vol 22(6). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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