Sedum rubrotinctum R.T.Clausen

Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 20: 82 (1948)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Tufted perennial subshrub; stems to c. 20 cm long, decumbent, reddish brown, rooting at nodes. Leaves cylindrical, 13–20 mm long, 5–7 mm diam., imbricate, mostly at tips of branches, succulent, rounded at apex, green often tinged red. Inflorescence a terminal cyme. Flowers seldom seen, c. 13 mm diam., subsessile or pedicellate; sepals linear, c. 4 mm long, unequal; petals linear-lanceolate, c. 6 mm long, acuminate, yellow. Follicles c. 4 mm long, erect, light green. Flowers winter.

*CVU. Native to Mexico, commonly cultivated for its colourful foliage, recorded once in Victoria near Bacchus Marsh, plants apparently escaping from nearby gardens.

Flowers are rarely observed. However, plants are easily propagated by cuttings, and are capable of establishing from a single detached leaf.

This species was previously regarded as a hybrid involving Sedum pachyphyllum Rose and S. stahlii Solms.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-12-01
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2016-02-10
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder [Saxifraganae]
order Saxifragales
family Crassulaceae
genus Sedum
Higher taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Sedum rubrotinctum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Sedum rubrotinctum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Victoria