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Is this Pachyphytum oviferum, aka Moonstones?

seedmoney
7 years ago

Would appreciate a confirmation or denial of name of succulent I picked up at a bbs and am nursing back to health. Thanks!

Here is a link that might be useful: Is this Pachyphytum oviferum?

Comments (9)

  • lzrddr
    7 years ago

    I don't think so... I think that plant is Pachyphytum amethystinum... oviferum has bluer and rounder leaves even than your plant.

  • spapa
    7 years ago

    It is Graptopetalum amethystinum. Izrddr is correct that Pachyphytum oviferum has bluer and rounder leaves. However, the photo in his/her post is not P. oviferum either; it looks like Pachyphytum bracteosum.

  • seedmoney
    Original Author
    7 years ago

    Thanks lzrddr and spapa for pointing me in the right direction.
    I imagine I will have to wait for blooms for a positive id.

    I find it maddening differentiating Graptopetalum amethystinum and Pachyphytum amethystinum.
    regards, seedmoney

  • lzrddr
    7 years ago

    Here's another shot of my plant (acquired as P oviferum)

  • lzrddr
    7 years ago

    and still another

  • seedmoney
    Original Author
    7 years ago

    Thanks, birdguide--very helpful picture.
    Would you happen to have a Pachyphytum amethystinum you could contrast side by side with the Graptopetalum amethystinum?

  • birdguide
    7 years ago

    I don't think there is an amethystinum sp. in the Pachyphytum genus. I believe Graptopetalum amethystinum is sometimes mistakenly referred to as P. Amethystinum. Check the link below.

  • birdguide
    7 years ago

    Sorry. Here's the link to the pachyphytum page I was referring to.

    http://crassulaceae.net/pachyphytummenu/64-speciespachyphytum/157-genus-pachyphytum-uk