Synonym: Sempervivum decorum (Webb ex Bolle) Christ (1888) Section Leuconium Distribution: Canary Islands (La Gomera, Tenerife); 100-900 m. Description (according to R. Nyffeler in IHSP, 2003): Perennial densely branched shrublets to 60 cm. Branches ascending or pendent, tortuous, 5-8 mm diameter, glabrous, reticulate. Rosettes: 5-10 cm in diameter, rather flattish. Leaves: 2.5-5 × 1-1.5 cm, 2.5-4.5 mm thick, obovate to oblanceolate, apically acuminate, basally cuneate, glabrous, margin with few scattered cilia (= 0.5 mm), dark green to yellowish-green, often reddish variegated along margin. Inflorescences lax, cylindrical, 8-30 × 8-20 cm, peduncle 10-30 cm, pedicels 2-10 mm, puberulent. Flowers: 6- to 8-merous, sepals puberulent, petals 7-8 × 2-2.5 mm, lanceolate, acuminate, whitish, often pinkish or reddish variegated, filaments sparsely puberulent. Cytology: n=18 Recently also reported from Tenerife ( Hernández 1998).

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