Syn.: Senecio kleinia L.
Family: Asteraceae Bercht. et J. Presl
Kleinia neriifolia
Distribution: An endemic species of the Canary Islands, grows on all islands of the archipelago.
Ecology: Diagnostic and dominant species of the Macaronesian succulent bushes, from altitudes of 50–1000 m. It is locally common. Blooms from June to November.
Description: A succulent plant, 50–200 cm high, branched, with cylindrical, fleshy, greyish-green stems. The leaves are lanceolate, up to 12 cm long, are located at the ends of the branches, deciduous. The flowers are yellow. The fruit is an achene.
Kleinia neriifoliaKleinia neriifolia
Kleinia neriifoliaKleinia neriifolia
Kleinia neriifolia
Kleinia neriifolia
These images were taken in Spain, the Canary Islands, Tenerife, the Teno Mts. and Arona (date: 28. 3. and 1. 4. 2006); Gran Canaria, Barranco Playa and Fataga (11. 6. 2006).