Orostachys spinosa (L.) Sweet
  • Hort. Brit.

This taxon is accepted by Crassulaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Rosette leaves crowded, oblong; appendage white, suborbicular, cartilaginous, apical spine 2-4 mm. Stem leaves broadly linear to oblanceolate, 1-3 × 0.2-0.5 cm, apex acuminate, apical prickle cartilaginous. Flowering stem 10-30 cm. Inflorescence terminal, spicate or racemose, 5-20 cm; bracts lanceolate to oblong, to 4 mm, apex spinose; pedicels ca. 1 mm or absent. Sepals red spotted, ovate-oblong, 2-3 mm, apex spinose. Petals yellowish green, ovate-lanceolate, 5-7 × ca. 1.5 mm, base connate for ca. 1 mm, apex acuminate. Stamens slightly longer than petals; anthers yellow. Nectar scales subquadrangular, apex emarginate. Follicles erect, ellipsoid-lanceolate, base narrowed, apical beak ca. 1.5 mm. Seeds oblong-ovoid. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep.


  • 1 Hort. Brit.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of China @ efloras.org
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B All Rights Reserved
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).