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Hypericum saxifragum N. Robson & Hub.-Mor.
Genus: HypericumSection: sect. Taeniocarpium
Perennial herb, 0.03–0.06 m long, glabrous, with stems ascending or prostrate from woody branching base, without axillary shoots. Stems 2-lined to terete, glaucous, fragile; internodes 2–3 mm, shorter than leaves. Leaves 0.4–0.5 mm petiolate, base not? articulated, rather fleshy, glaucous, 2–5 × 1–1.5 mm, narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblong, apex rounded, margin indurated, base truncate to cuneate; midrib unbranched; laminar glands pale, punctiform, numerous; marginal glands pale, dense, without apical black gland. Inflorescence 1– 3-flowered, from one node; bracts elliptic with or without black subsessile marginal glands. Flowers 8–10 mm in diam., with petals erect? after flowering; buds cylindric-ellipsoid, rounded. Sepals equal, imbricate, 1.5–2 × 0.7-0.8 mm, elliptic to narrowly ovate, obtuse to acute; vein 1, unbranched; marginal glands black, sessile, round whole margin or absent (‘subsp.eglandulosum’); laminar glands pale, punctiform. Petals pale yellow, tinged red, 4–7 × 1.2–1.5 mm, c. 2.5 × sepals, narrowly oblong or narrowly oblong-spathulate; margin entire; laminar glands pale, linear. Stamens 25–30, longest 4 mm, about equalling petals; filaments yellow. Ovary 1.3–2 × c. 0.5–0.8 mm, narrowly ovoid; styles c. 1.5 mm, shortly exceeding ovary. Capsule and Seeds not seen.