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x afurense   Arango, 2017

Par: Aeonium ciliatum Webb & Berthel. × Aeonium lindleyi Webb & Berthel.


Aeonium × afurense Arango, Tres nuevas notoespecies de las islas Canarias, Vieraea 45: 274-278. (Oct) 2017.


Etym: Named for the Barranco de Afur, Tenerife.


T: Islas Canarias, Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Barranco de Afur, 43m; 5 Jul 2016, O. Arango (ex hort.)


HT: TFC 52.551.




Distribution : Canary Islands, Tenerife, Barranco de Afur, 43 m.

Description :

Perennial branched subshrub, intermediate between its parents.


Stems to1,5 cm in diameter, bark brown, smooth.


Rosettes almost cup-shaped, to 15-20 cm in diameter (the secondary ones to 8-10 cm in diameter).


Leaves obovate-spathulate, glabrate, margin with few and small cilia at apex.


Inflorescence broad, lax, panicular, pyramidal, central stem and peduncles glabrous, pedicels and calyx glabrate.


Flowers 7-9 merous, corolla pale yellow.


Stamens white, glabrescent ; ovaries white, adaxially pubescent, styles glabrous.


Published in Vieraea 45: 274 - 278, 2017.


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