Echeveria strictiflora A.Gray
Source: Collecitons database
Family: Crassulaceae
Echeveria strictiflora image
Caudex mostly simple, 0-2 × 0.5-1.5 cm. Leaves: rosette 12-25-leaved, 5-15 cm wide; blade pale to grayish green, 3-11 × 1-3 cm × 2-6 mm, apex acute to short-acuminate, broadly channeled adaxially. Inflores-cences of 1(-2) [several] cincinni; floral stems mostly red, 1-4 dm × 2-7 mm; leaves 6-18, ascending, elliptic to lanceolate, 1-5 cm; cincinnus 10-40-flowered, 5-35 cm, flowers mostly crowded on somewhat zigzag axis. Pedicels 0-2 × 1.5-3 mm. Flowers: calyx pink to red; sepals triangular-oblong, largest 7-13 × 2-5 mm, smallest 4- 10 × 1-2.5 mm; corolla 11-17 × 6-9 mm, tube 3-5 mm, lobes lanceolate, 3-4 mm wide, apex sharply acute; gynoecium 6-10 mm; styles green, 1.5-3 mm. 2n = 24. Flowering summer-early fall (until frost). Upper talus slopes and ledges and crevices of limestone or igneous south-facing cliffs; 1100-2100 m; Tex.; Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León).