A new distribution record of Sedum kiangnanense (Crassulaceae) in Korea

Hwa-Jung SUH, Jung-Hyun KIM, Ji-Eun CHOI, Wunggi LEE, Jin-Seok KIM, Sangtae KIM
2020 Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy  
We report a new distribution of Sedum kiangnanense D. Q. Wang & Z. F. Wu on the Korean Peninsula. This species was first reported in China and is distributed in Anhui and Zhejiang provinces. We found this species on Hongdo Island in Heuksan-myeon, Shinan-gun, Jeollanam-do in the Republic of Korea. S. kiangnanense is well distinguished from other species in Korea by 4-or 5-verticillate leaves on the sterile stems and a spatulate leaf shape. We provide its morphological description, detailed
more » ... tion, detailed illustrations, and a key to related taxa. We have given this species a new Korean name, Ip-kkot-dol-na-mul, which means flower-like leaved sedum. A new distribution record of Sedum kiangnanense 251
doi:10.11110/kjpt.2020.50.2.247 fatcat:mal4bjbitbdxpmsx4sof4f4pka