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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Crassulaceae
Subfamilia: Sempervivoideae
Tribus: Sedeae
Genus: Pachyphytum
Species: P. aduncum – P. bracteosum – P. brevifolium – P. caesium – P. coeruleum – P. compactum – P. fittkaui – P. garciae – P. glutinicaule – P. hookeri – P. kimnachii – P. longifolium – P. machucae – – P. rogeliocardenasii – P. sodale – P. viride – P. werdermanniiP. oviferum

Pachyphytum Link, Klotzsch & Otto in Otto & A.Dietr., Allg. Gartenzeitung 9(2): 9. 1841.

Type species: Pachyphytum bracteosum Link, Klotzsch & Otto


× Lenophytum – × Pachevedum – × Pachyladia – × Pachyrantia – × Pachysedum – × Pachyveria – × Taciphytum
Primary references

Link, J.H.F., Klotzsch, J.F. & Otto, C.F. in Otto, C.F. & Dietrich, A.G. 1841. Allgemeine Gartenzeitung 9(2): 9.


Hassler, M. 2019. Pachyphytum. 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. Pachyphytum. Published online. Accessed: Dec 05 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Pachyphytum 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. Pachyphytum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Dec 05.

Vernacular names
eesti: Tüsik
magyar: Varjúhájfa

Pachyphytum is a small genus of succulents in the family Crassulaceae, native to Mexico, at elevations from 600 to 1,500 metres (2,000 to 4,900 ft). The name comes from the ancient Greek pachys (=thick) and phyton (=plant) because of the shape of the leaves.


Pachyphytum brachetii Reyes, González & Gutiérrez
Pachyphytum bracteosum Klotzsch
Pachyphytum brevifolium Rose
Pachyphytum caesium Kimnach & Moran
Pachyphytum coeruleum J. Meyrán
Pachyphytum compactum Rose
Pachyphytum contrerasii E. Pérez-Calix, I. García & Cházaro
Pachyphytum cuicatecanum (J. Reyes, Joel Pérez & Brachet) Kimnach
Pachyphytum fittkaui Moran
Pachyphytum garciae Pérez-Calix & Glass
Pachyphytum glutinicaule Moran
Pachyphytum hookeri (Salm-Dyck) A. Berger
Pachyphytum kimnachii Moran
Pachyphytum longifolium Rose
Pachyphytum machucae I. García, Glass & see Cházaro Basáñoez, Miguel de Jesús
Pachyphytum oviferum Purpus
Pachyphytum rzedowskii I. García, E. Pérez-Calix & Meyrán
Pachyphytum saltense Brachet, Reyes & Mondragón
Pachyphytum rogeliocardenasii Pérez-Calix & Torres[1]
Pachyphytum viride E.Walther
Pachyphytum werdermannii Poelln.[2][3]


Pachyphytum coeruleum

Pachyphytum fittkaui

Pachyphytum fittkaui

Pachyphytum hookeri

Pachyphytum oviferum in flower

Pachyphytum oviferum


PÉREZ-CALIX, EMMANUEL PÉREZ-CALIX; TORRES-COLÍN, RAFAEL (2018). "Pachyphytum rogeliocardenasii (Crassulaceae), a new species from northwestern Querétaro, Mexico". Phytotaxa. 348 (1): 056–062.
"Search for Pachyphytum". The Plant List. The Plant List. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
"Pachyphytum". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. GBIF Secretariat Universitetsparken 15. Retrieved 7 May 2018.

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