Sedum sediforme (Jacq.) Pau

Act. Mem. Prim. Congr. Nat. Esp. Zaragoza 246 (1909) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Weak decumbent subshrub; stems flexuose, to 60 cm long, reddish. Leaves linear-elliptic, 12–24 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, imbricate, mostly on younger branches, thick, somewhat flattened on the upper surface, pointed at apex, pinkish or blue-green and pruinose. Inflorescence a terminal cyme, somewhat globular, with branches recurved, to c. 6 cm long. Flowers 8–13 mm diam., pedicellate or subsessile; sepals ovate, c. 2.5 mm long; petals oblanceolate to lanceolate-elliptic, 4–7 mm long, patent, acute or obtuse, greenish-white or straw-coloured; stamens 10–16. Follicles 4.5–5.5 mm long, sub-erect, pale yellow or greenish-white. Flowers Dec.–Jan.

*VVP. Native to the Mediterranean region, commonly cultivated, known in Victoria from a single record at Point Cook, where growing under a plantation of Eucalyptus cladocalyx.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-12-01
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-04-26
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder [Saxifraganae]
order Saxifragales
family Crassulaceae
genus Sedum
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Sedum sediforme in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Sedum sediforme in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales