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Genus: Sedum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Saxifragales > Family: Crassulaceae

Fourteen species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Sedum acre (Wall pepper, Stonecrop)

Native to Eurasia and North Africa.


Sedum adolphii

Native to Mexico.


Sedum album

Native to Eurasia and North Africa.


Sedum caeruleum

Native from France to Algeria.


Sedum hispanicum

Native from Spain to Iran.


Sedum humifusum

Native to Mexico.


Sedum lineare


Sedum morganianum

Native to Mexico.


Sedum obtusatum

Native to California, USA.


Sedum praealtum

[= Sedum dendroideum]

Native to Mexico.


Sedum rubrotinctum

Native to Mexico.


Sedum rupestre

Native to Europe.


Sedum spectabile

Native to Korea, China and Japan.


Sedum stahlii

Native to Mexico.


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