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Graptopetalum amethystinum (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Sempervivoideae
Tribus: Sedeae
Genus: Graptopetalum
Subgenus: G. subg. Graptopetalum
Sectio: G. sect. Byrnesia
Series: G. ser. Paraguayensia
Species: Graptopetalum amethystinum

Graptopetalum amethystinum (Rose) E.Walther, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 3: 12. 1931.

Pachyphytum amethystinum Rose in Britton & Rose, N. Amer. Fl. 22(1): 11. 1905.
Echeveria amethystina (Rose) Poelln., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 39: 260. 1936, comb. inval.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Northeast (Durango, Zacatecas), Mexico Northwest (Sinaloa), Mexico Southwest (Jalisco).

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

Walther, E. (1931) Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 3: 12.

Additional references

Byalt, V.V. 2012. A new system of the genus Graptopetalum Rose (Crassulaceae) [in Russian]. Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii 43: 70–83. Full issue PDF. Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Graptopetalum amethystinum. 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 05. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Graptopetalum amethystinum. Published online. Accessed: Dec 05 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Graptopetalum amethystinum 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 05. Reference page. 2019. Graptopetalum amethystinum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 05.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Graptopetalum amethystinum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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