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Aeonium canariense

Aeonium canariense, (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Sempervivoideae
Tribus: Aeonieae
Genus: Aeonium
Sectio: A. sect. Patinaria
Series: A. ser. Patinaria
Species: Aeonium canariense
Subspecies: A. c. subsp. canariense – A. c. subsp. christii – A. c. subsp. latifolium – A. c. subsp. virgineum

Aeonium canariense (L.) Webb & Berthel., Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 2(1): 196 1841.

A. × wildpretii

Webb, P.B. & Berthelot, S. 1836–1850. Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries. Tome 3, partie 2, sect. 3. Phytographia Canariensis. 479 pp., tab. 137–250. Paris: Béthune. BHL Reference page. : 3(2,1):196.


Hassler, M. 2019. Aeonium canariense. 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 November 30. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Aeonium canariense in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 November 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Aeonium canariense. Published online. Accessed: November 30 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Aeonium canariense in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
suomi: Kanarianmehipuu

Aeonium canariense is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae. It is endemic to the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, where it grows on dry slopes and cliffs in the north of the island from sea level to about 1300m.[2]: 162  It forms large rosettes of leaves close to the ground but the spikes of yellow flowers stand up to 70 cm tall.


The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 30 July 2016
Bramwell, D.; Bramwell, Z. (2001). Wild flowers of the Canary Islands. Madrid, Spain: Editorial Rueda. ISBN 84-7207-129-4.

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