Aeonium canariense is a species of the genus Aeonium in the family Crassulaceae ( Crassulaceae ).
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- 3.2 Notes and references
Aeonium canariense grows as a perennial, growing singly or in groups forming rosette plant. Their becherigen rosettes reach a diameter of 10 to 60 centimeters. Inner leaves are more or less upright. The obovate to lanceolate wrong, green, sometimes reddish or yellowish leaves are 6 to 35 inches long, 3 to 12 inches wide and 0.3 to 1 cm thick. Towards the peak, they are rounded and carry a mounted Spitzchen. The base is wedge-shaped. The leaf surface is velvety with glandular 0.7 to 1 mm (rarely up to 1.4 mm) long hair. Are 5 to 15 hairs present per square millimeter. The leaf margin is sometimes wavy.
The inflorescence has a length of 30 to 45 centimeters and a width of 20 to 30 centimeters. The leafy inflorescence stalk is 12 to 30 inches long. The eight - to zehnzähligen flowers are at a 0.5 to 5 millimeters long, fluff hairy flower stalk. Their sepals are glandular - pubescent. The whitish green, narrowly elliptic petals are 7-9 mm long and 1.5 to 2 millimeters wide. The stamens are bald.
Systematics and distribution
Aeonium canariense is common in the Canary Islands.
We distinguish the following varieties:
- Aeonium canariense var canariense
- Aeonium canariense var palmense ( Webb ex Christ) HYLiu
- Aeonium canariense var subplanum ( Praeger ) HYLiu
- Aeonium canariense var virgineum ( Webb ex Christ) HYLiu