Graptopetalum bartramii Rose
Family: Crassulaceae
Patagonia Mountain leatherpetal,  more...
[Echeveria bartramii (Rose) Kearney & Peebles]
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Alan Cressler  
Stems without slender branches, 1-3 cm thick. Leaves: rosettes solitary or multiple, 15-70-leaved, 7-16 cm diam.; blade blue-green, cuneate-oblanceolate or -obovate, 3-10 × 1-4 cm, smooth, apex scarcely apiculate, surfaces somewhat glaucous. Inflorescences paniculate cymes; floral stems 1-3 dm; proximal leaves 12-35 mm; branches 7-18, not circinate, 1-6-flowered. Pedicels 4-18 mm. Flowers mostly 5-merous; corolla 19-28 mm diam., tube 3-3.5 mm, lobes 8-15 × 2-3.5 mm; pistils hollowed abaxially at base, abruptly narrowed to conic styles 0.5-1 mm. 2n = 62. Flowering fall-winter. Rock crevices and gravelly slopes in mountains; 1200-2100 m; Ariz.; Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora).
Plant: perennial herb; rosettes solitary or few, 7-16 cm wide, of 15-70 leaves, on stem 1-3 cm thick Leaves: cuneate-oblanceolate to -obovate, acuminate, 3-9 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, 2-4 mm thick, somewhat glaucous, smooth INFLORESCENCE: FLORAL STEMS 1-3 dm tall, with 5-15 leaves; branches 7-18, to 8 cm long, 1-6-flowered; pedicels 4-18 mm long; cymes flat or paniculate Flowers: 5-merous; sepals triangular-lanceolate, 2-6 mm long, 1.5-2.5 mm wide; corolla 19-28 mm wide, the tube 3-3.5 mm long; pistils abruptly narrowed to styles 0.5-1 mm long Fruit: FOLLICLES many seeded. SEEDS narrowly ovoid, reddish-brown, striate Misc: Infrequent, rock crevices and gravelly slopes in mts; 1200-2050 m (3900-6700 ft); Aug-Feb REFERENCES: Moran, Reid. 1994. Bixaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27, 190-194.
Duration: Perennial Nativity: Native Lifeform: Succulent Synonyms: Echevaria bartramii
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Lia Clark  
Graptopetalum bartramii image
Lia Clark  
Graptopetalum bartramii image
Lia Clark  
Graptopetalum bartramii image
Steve Buckley  
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Lia Clark  
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T. A. Jamieson  
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