3162.010 Aeonium Webb & Berthel.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs, rarely perennial herbs; succulent, glabrous or pubescent; stems erect, usually branched. Leaves crowded in rosettes at the end of branches. Inflorescence cymes, terminal; flowers pedicellate, erect or spreading. Sepals basally connate; petals spreading or erect, cream or bright yellow. Fruit erect; calyx and corolla not circumscissile in fruit. Seeds ellipsoid, ribbed.

Worldwide: 35 species in Atlanic Islands, Southern Morocco, East Africa and Southern Arabia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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arboreum (L.) Webb & Berthel.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aeonium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aeonium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aeonium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aeonium
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iNaturalist: Aeonium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aeonium
JSTOR Plant Science: Aeonium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aeonium
Plants of the World Online: Aeonium
Tropicos: Aeonium
Wikipedia: Aeonium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Aeonium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1742, retrieved 30 May 2023

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