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Aeonium gomerense (Pink Tipped Pinwheel)

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Aeonium
Species: A: gomerense
Scientific name: Aeonium gomerense
Common names: Pink Tipped Pinwheel, Aeonium, Bejeque gomero (Spanish)

Aeonium gomerense is a perennial, low growing, soft succulent endemic to the island of La Gomera, the Canary Islands, Spain. This species is classified as endangered on the IUCN Red List (The International Union for Conservation of Nature).
Aeonium gomerense is similar in colour and form to Aeonium haworthii, but is smaller and has a yellowish tint. It is drought tolerant.

This escaped plant was photographed in sand dunes on Whangamata beach, New Zealand.


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