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Family: CRASSULACEAE 

 Umbilicus heylandianus
 

Photo from Zelene Listy.

  
Author:  Philip Barker Webb & Sabin Berthelot 1840
Family:  Crassulaceae
Habitat:  Canary Islands, Iberian Peninsular, Northern Africa  
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum - Maximum
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  30 (80) centimetres
Flower:  Pale - Bright Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Roots
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Cotyledon coutinhoi, Cout., Cotyledon praealta, Samp. Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris var. praealta Brot. Umbilicus citrinus Wolley-Dod. Umbilicus coutinhoi Mariz. Umbilicus pendulinus var. bracteosus Merino, Umbilicus praealtus Mariz. Umbilicus praealtus var. coutinhoi Samp

Photo from Zelene Listy.

   This member of the Crassulaceae family was given this name by Philip Barker Webb & Sabin Berthelot in 1840. It is found from La Palma, Grand Canaries through Spain and Portugal and in the northern part of Africa. It grows in a well drained soil with some water and little to lots of sun. The swollen roots can grow to eight centimetres in diameter, and the plant up to 30 centimetres wit a inflorescence of 80 centimetres with pale to bright yellow flowers.