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Sempervivum marmoreum

Sempervivum marmoreum, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Saxifragales

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Sempervivoideae
Tribus: Semperviveae
Genus: Sempervivum
Species: Sempervivum marmoreum
Subspecies: S. m. subsp. ballsii – S. m. subsp. erythraeum – S. m. subsp. marmoreum – S. m. subsp. matricum

Sempervivum marmoreum Griseb., Spic. Fl. Rumel. 1: 329 1843.

S. × thompsonianum
S. × versicolor

Sempervivum marmoreum

Sempervivum marmoreum, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Primary references

Grisebach, A.H.R. 1843. Spicilegium Florae Rumelicae et Bithynicae Exhibens Synopsin Plantarum. Volumen primum. Vieweg, Braunschweig. 407 pp. MDZ Reference page. : 1(2/3): 329.


Hassler, M. 2019. Sempervivum marmoreum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Sempervivum marmoreum. Published online. Accessed: Dec 18 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Sempervivum marmoreum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 18. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2019. Sempervivum marmoreum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 18.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Sempervivum marmoreum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
suomi: Marmorimehitähti

Sempervivum marmoreum is a succulent plant in the family Crassulaceae native to south-eastern Europe[1] (Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, North Macedonia, Serbia, etc.) and central Europe (Hungary, Slovakia). Sempervivum marmoreum naturally grows on rocky outcrops [2] with southern exposure.[3]
Main subspecies

Sempervivum marmoreum subsp. marmoreum (Balkans, Romania)
Sempervivum marmoreum subsp. blandum
Sempervivum marmoreum subsp. matricum (Hungary, Slovakia, Transylvania)
Sempervivum marmoreum subsp. reginae-amaliae


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