Hylotelephium maximum (L.) Holub (syn. Sedum maximum (L.) Suter)

Taxonomy: Fam: Crassulaceae// Genus: Hylotelephium // Species: Hylotelephium maximum (L.) Holub.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1998) as Sedum maximum (L) Suter. The accepted name in The Euro+Med PlantBase (source: Marhold, 2011) is Hylotelephium maximum (L.) Holub.

Distribution: Native from Europe to West Siberia in Russia, Caucasus and Turkey according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).

Lifeform: Perrenial; Hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Habitat: River gorges, edges and clearings of forests – on rocks.

Flowering period: Late summer- autumn: SEP, OCT.

Hylotelephium maximum – habit in flowering stage. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – habit in flowering stage. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – upper part of plant with inflorescence. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – upper part of lant with inflorescence. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – inflorescence. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – inflorescence. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – . Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – inflorescence with spent flowers. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – spent inflorescence. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 22.09.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – habit in vegetative stage. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 10.04.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – stem with leaves. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 10.04.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Hylotelephium maximum – leaves. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 10.04.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Hylotelephium maximum (L.) Holub. Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew). https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:274211-1 [Accessed 10.07.2021].

Micevski, K. (1998). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 4. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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