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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Pachyphytum (Greek, thick plant). Crassulaceae. Succulents, likely to be found in the under-glass collections of amateurs, and out-of-doors far South. See page 870, Volume II.

Caulescent, more or less branched, with very thick lvs. which are often terete: fls. solitary or in secund racemes; calyx deeply lobed, the lobes shorter than the corolla, and appressed to it; corolla 5-7-parted and not at all 5-angled; petals erect below, spreading above; stamens 10, the 5 alternating with the petals free from the corolla, the other 5 borne on the petals each usually with a pair of appendages at the base; scales broad: carpels 5, erect, free to the base.—About 7 species from Mex. Pachyphytum is usually included in Cotyledon but some recent American botanists keep the genus distinct. P. uniflorum, Rose, is a stout species usually woody below with green hardly glaucous terete lvs., appendaged stamens and acute calyx-lobes, said to be cult, in shady courtyards at San Luis Potosi, Mex. P. bracteosum, Klotzsch (Echeveria brac- teosa, Lindl. & Paxt.). This species has oblanceolate to spatulate thickish lvs. and a curved, finally erect, secund raceme which is 12-18-fld.: its calyx is deeply campanulate with unequal lobes and a bright red corolla. Mex. B.M. 4951. CH

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