Syn.: Oreosedum magellense (Ten.) Grulich, Sedum brutium N. Terracc., Sedum magellense subsp. olympicum (Boiss.) Greuter et Burdet, Sedum olympicum Boiss.
Family: Crassulaceae J. St.-Hil.
Sedum magellense
Distribution: It occurs in mountains of central Italy, the Balkans and southwestern Turkey.
Ecology: It grows in rock crevices and screes on limestones and dolomites, usually from 1500 to 2300 m above sea level. Flowers from June to July.
Sedum magellense
Description: A perennial, glabrous, 6–15 cm high herb. The leaves are 6–10 mm long, alternate or opposite, obovate-oblong, flat, obtuse. The flowers are 5-merous, pedicellate, with a simple racemose inflorescence. The petals are lanceolate, acute, whitish, the stamens 10. The follicles are erect, obtuse, shortly mucronate.
Sedum magellense
Sedum magellense
Sedum magellense
These images were taken in the Durmitor Mts. and in the Prokletije Mts. in Albania (date: 22. 6. 2010, 9. 7. 2011).