Syn.: Cotyledon hispida Lam., Cotyledon mucizonia Ortega, Cotyliphyllum mucizonia Link, Mucizonia hispida A. Berger, Oreosedum hispidum (Desf.) Grulich, Sedum hispidum Desf., Umbilicus hispidus (Lam.) DC.
Family: Crassulaceae J. St.-Hil.
Sedum mucizonia
Distribution: Western Mediterranean species – the Iberian Peninsula and northwestern Africa.
Ecology: It grows on rocks and walls, at elevations from 100 up to 2500 m. It blooms from March to August.
Sedum mucizonia
Description: Annual herb, usually glandular-pubescent. Stem 8–15 cm long, diffuse, branched from the base. Leaves alternate, 12–18 mm, oblong, terete, streaked with red. Flowers long-stalked, in lax cymes, pentamerous, corolla campanulate, nearly as wide as long, 8–13 mm, yellowish-green tinged with pink, sepals 5 mm, petals 7–10 mm, stamens 10. The fruit is a follicle.
Sedum mucizonia
Sedum mucizonia
Sedum mucizonia
These images were taken in Spain, Andalusia, Desierto de Tabernas (27. 4. 2011).