Aeonium
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x hernandezii   Bañares, 2007

Par: Aeonium canariense  (L.) Webb & Berthel. var. canariense × Aeonium haworthii  Webb & Berthel. 'Volkeri'

Aeonium ×hernandezii  Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. IV, Vieraea 35: 13. (Oct) 2007.

Etym: Named for Efraín Hernández.

T: Islas Canarias, Tenerife, Anaga, Barranco del Balayo; May 1996, Ángel Bañares & Efraín Hernández.

HT: TFC 43.440.

Description :

Plant branched from the base, branches widely spreading, thin (3 - 7 mm), manifestly pubescent.

Rosettes few, (7 - 9), 4 - 7 cm in diameter.

Leaves 3 - 8 x 1.8 - 4 cm, obovate to obovate-spatulate, pubescent but hairs much shorter than in A. canariense, margins with dainty cylindrical cilia hardly broader at base (charcteristic for A. haworthii) and strongly pubescent as in A. canariense.

Inflorescence paniculate, 20 - 35 x 13 - 28 cm, rather broad and lax, peduncles pubescent, pedicels 2 - 4 mm.

Flowers 7-8-merous, calyx pubescent, petals up to 9.5 x 2.5 mm, white, slightly tinged reddish, hardly pubescent outside.

Flowering time : April - May.

Distribution : Tenerife.



Aeonium ×hernandezii  Protologue illustration from Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. Novedades y datos corológicos. IV, Vieraea 35: 23, t.3. (Oct) 2007.

 




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