Hils. & Bojer ex Tul., Crassulaceae
Present on Pacific Islands? yes
Primarily a threat at high elevations? no
Other Latin names: Cotyledon pannosa Baker
Description: "Dwarf perennials, much-branched from the base, forming dense mats, all parts very densely covered with whitish or ± pinky felt of long stellate hair; stems simple, slender, subwoody, decumbent, 2-5 cm long; leaves sessile, very thick, very fleshy, connate at the base, long-ovate, ovate to subcylindrical, 1.5-3.5 x 1.2-1.5 cm, tip obtuse, margins entire; inflorescence 2- to 7-flowered cymes, peduncle to 20 cm; peduncle 7-8 mm; flowers erect or spreading; calyx densely hairy, tube 1.5-2 mm, lobes deltoid, acute, 2-4 x 2.4-3.1 mm, corolla campanulate, pink, violet to blue-violet, hairy, tube 4-6.5 mm, lobes obovate, obtuse, 5-10 x 4-8 mm; stamens inserted below the middle of the corolla tube, slightly exserted; anthers reniform, ñ 3 mm; seeds obovate" (Eggli, 2001; p. 155).
Habitat/ecology: (no habitat/ecology info known by PIER)
Native range: Madagascar (Eggli, 2001; p. 155).
Cited status &
Cited as invasive &
Cited as cultivated &
Cited as aboriginal introduction?
Ecuador (Galápagos Islands)
Santa Cruz Group
|Santa Cruz Island||
|Charles Darwin Foundation (2008)|