Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 20: 82 (1948)
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.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|