Aeonium
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x perezii  Bañares, 1990

Par: Aeonium decorum  Bolle × Aeonium urbicum  (Hornem.) Webb & Berthel.

Aeonium ×perezii  Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. Novedades y datos corológicos II, Vieraea 18: 68, 81, t.18. 1990.

Etym: Named for Pedro Luis Pérez de Paz, botanist at the Universidad de La Laguna.

T: Islas Canarias, La Gomera, Barranco de Benchijigua, 600m; Apr 1985, Ángel Bañares.

HT: TFC 25.024.

Description :

Sturdy plant, intermediate between the parents, branched from the base.

Rosettes few, rather dispersed, 12 - 16 cm across.

Stem 2 - 2.5 cm thick, leaf scars less distinct than in A. decorum.

Leaves glabrous, similar to those of A. decorum but bigger, 8 - 12 x 2.5 - 3 cm, oblanceolate-spatulate, strongly acuminate, mucronate, green, margins reddish, sparcely ciliate, petiole short. 

Inflorescence pyramidal, glabrous, rather lax, with 3 - 4 flowering branches pubescent as in A. decorum, with 6 - 11 flowers, pedicels pubescent.

Flowers 8-9-merous, calyx subglabrous, petals slightly pubescent outside, pink with white margin.

Flowering time : April.

Habitat : Canary Islands : La Gomera.



Aeonium ×perezii  Protologue illustration from Bañares, Híbridos de la familia Crassulaceae en las islas Canarias. Novedades y datos corológicos. II, Vieraea 18: 81, t.18. 1990.


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Photo Stefan Neuwirth




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