(Right, pink blossom; foliage of Rhodiola sp is shown on left)



Common name: Pink sedum

Synonym: Hylotelephium ewersii (Ledeb.) H. Ohba

Family: Crassulaceae

Information: Distinctive fleshy leaves and small pink flowers. Quite common on rocky slopes in the region (N Hewitt, pers. obs).

Photo: Main: Skinmang Glacier, ca. 4300 m. K. Hewitt, 2010; Second photo: 2000’s, unknown location; Third photo: Ghondghoro Glacier, ca. 4400 m. K. Hewitt, 2008.  Fourth and Fifth photos: Deosai Plateau, 4200 m, July 2016. N. Hewitt


Sources and additional resources:

India Biodiversity Portal, Species Page: Sedum ewersii Ledeb, Available at: https://indiabiodiversity.org/biodiv/species/show/223857 [Accessed date May 19, 2020].

Polunin, O. and A. Stainton (1999). Flowers of the Himalaya. Oxford University Press, Delhi. Entry 520; plate 44.