Aeonium
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x castellodecorum   Bañares, 1986

Par: Aeonium castello-paivae  Bolle × Aeonium decorum  Bolle

Aeonium ×castellodecorum  Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. Novedades y datos corológicos, Vieraea 16: 64, 65. (Jun) 1986.

Etym: Condensed formula.

T: Islas Canarias, La Gomera, Parque Nacional de Garajonay, Mirador del Bailadero, 950m; May 1983, Ángel Bañares.

HT: TFC 19.944.

Description :

Intermediate between the parents.

Stem much branched, branches hardly rugose, leaf scars less distinct than in A. decorum.

Rosettes 5 - 6 (-7) cm in diameter.

Leaves  3 - 3.5 x 1.5 - 2 cm, sessile, obovate, apiculate, brilliant green, margins reddish, not ciliate except for a few isolated cilia in young leaves.

Inflorescence 30 cm high, slightly pubescent, with numerous glandular-pubescent side-branches with 6 - 8 big, campanulate flowers on short pedicels.

Flowers 8-merous, calyx densely glandular-pubescent, green with red dots, petals 1 - 1.3 cm long, densely pubescent especially outside, pink with whitish margins.

Distribution : Canary Islands, La Gomera, 950 m.

 



Aeonium ×castellodecorum  Protologue illustration from Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. Novedades y datos corológicos, Vieraea 16: 65. (Jun) 1986.

 




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