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Aeonium leucoblepharum

Aeonium leucoblepharum (*)

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. Pittonium
Species: Aeonium leucoblepharum

Aeonium leucoblepharum Webb ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 314 1848.

Aeonium chrysanthum (Hochst. ex Oliv.) Berger
Aeonium leucoblepharum var. glandulosum (Chiov.) Cuf.
Sempervivum chrysanthum Hochst. ex Britten
Sempervivum chrysanthum var. glabrum Chiov.
Sempervivum leucoblepharum (Webb ex A. Rich.) Hutchinson & E. A. Bruce

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Eastern Africa
Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Arabian Peninsula
Yemen (W-Yemen)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Webb, P.B., (1848). Tentamen Florae Abyssinicae 1: 314.


Hassler, M. 2019. Aeonium leucoblepharum. 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 leucoblepharum 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 leucoblepharum. Published online. Accessed: November 30 2019.

Vernacular names

Aeonium leucoblepharum is a succulent flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae. The pointed leaves have a strong central stripe, and they may develops pinkish colour on exposure to strong sunlight. There are variants with less pointed leaves but still with the central stripe. The flowers are yellow, 7- to 10-merous, with petals 6 – 8 x 1.8 – 2.5 mm.[2] The species is native to mountains in Yemen and north-eastern Africa, from Ethiopia and Somalia to Kenya and Uganda.[2] It is also known as Sempervivum leucoblepharum and Sempervivum chrysanthum.[3]

The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 30 July 2016
"International Crassulaceae Network: Aeonium leucoblepharum Webb ex A.Richard, 1848 (engl./ fr.)". International Crassulaceae Network. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
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