Aeonium
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x bramwellii   Rowley, 1973

Par: Aeonium canariense (L.) Webb & Berthel. × Aeonium cuneatum Webb & Berthel.

Aeonium canariense (L.) Webb & Berthel. × Aeonium cuneatum Webb & Berthel., Praeger, Semperviva of the Canary Islands area, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 38 Sect.B (1): 467-468 (24 Sep) 1929.

Aeonium ×bramwellii G.D.Rowley, in Jacobsen & Rowley, Some name changes in succulent plants, Part V, National Cactus and Succulent Journal 28(1): 5. (Mar) 1973.

Aeonium ×tahodiense Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias IV, Vieraea 35: 17. 2007 nom. illeg. (Art. 53.1).

Etym: Named for David Bramwell (1942- ).

T: Islas Canarias, Tenerife, above Santa Cruz, above the 30ft. waterfall on the most easterly branch of the Barranco Tajodio stream, in woods, 700m; 1924, R. Lloyd Praeger.

HT: Sketch of a leaf, in Praeger, Semperviva of the Canary Islands area, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 38 Sect.B (1): 467, t.9, fig. 4. (24 Sep) 1929. Autotype (Art. 9.1). The only included element.

Description (according to Praeger, 1932) :

Rosettes many, cup-shaped.

Leaves spathulate, intermediate between the parents, fresh green, glabrous or lightly pubescent, ciliate with pectinate or pubescent cilia, or without cilia.

Inflorescence densely glandular-pubescent.

Flowers pale yellow, petals 7 mm long.

Two forms occurred in some aboundance with both parents, the one nearer to A. canariense, the other to A. cuneatum ; neither form was constant in the characters quoted.



Aeonium x bramwellii HT from Praeger, Semperviva of the Canary Islands area, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 38 Sect.B (1): 467, t.9, fig. 4. (24 sep) 1929.




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