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Taxon: Dudleya cymosa (Lem.) Britton & Rose

Genus: Dudleya
Family: Crassulaceae subfamily: Sedoideae tribe: Sedeae subtribe: Sedinae
Nomen number: 416254
Place of publication: New N. Amer. Crassul. 21. 1903 Sep (Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 3:21. 1903 Nov)
Name verified on: 16-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Jan-2009
No species priority site assigned.


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • canyon dudleya   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • live-forever   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • marcescent dudleya   (Source: US Fish & Wildl List ) – English   [Dudleya cymosa subsp. marcescens]
  • Santa Monica Mountains dudleya   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English   [Dudleya cymosa subsp. ovatifolia]

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Eggli, U., ed. 2003. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Crassulaceae.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [seven subspp.].
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.


Check other web resources for Dudleya cymosa (Lem.) Britton & Rose:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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