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Echeveria rondelii Sterk
1989 obs. [nom. inval., Art. 36.1 Hort type.] (= E. setosa v. deminuta)
Family: CRASSULACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Echeveria setosa var. deminuta J.Meyran
Cact. Suc. Mex. 34(4): 76 (1989)

Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
This plant has been in cultivation for some time as “E. rundelii”, or “E. tundelii”, popular also as "Firecracker Plant” it quickly attract the attention of visitors. When a mature clump of perhaps a dozen or more rosettes has formed, the sight of it in bloom easily elicits thoughts of fireworks.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa Rose & J.A.Purpus
Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 13: 45, pl. 10. 1910

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa var. ciliata (R.Moran) R.Moran
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 65(1): 32. 1993
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa f. cristata hort.

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa var. deminuta J.Meyran
Cact. Suc. Mex. 34(4): 76 (1989)
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa var. minor R.Moran
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 65(1): 35. 1993

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Echeveria setosa var. oteroi R.Moran
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 65(1): 33. 1993

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Mexican Firecracker, Hens and Chicks, Firecracker Plant

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Echeveria setosa group

  • Echeveria setosa Rose & J.A.Purpus: Almost glabrous to very furry with stiff, glistening white hairs, depending on the variety. it is a rosette succulent freely giving off offsets from the base and readily forming dense mounds.
  • Echeveria setosa var. ciliata (R.Moran) R.Moran: It is a broader leaved plant, with somewhat fewer bristles at the edges of the green leaves.
  • Echeveria setosa f. cristata hort.: Attractive crested form with very fuzzy, silvery leaves that feel to the touch like
    a cross between felt and velvet.
  • Echeveria setosa var. deminuta J.Meyran: This plant has been in cultivation for some time as “E. rundelii” It has tiny, blue, clubshaped leaves with a tuft of bristles at the ends, the rosettes are no bigger than about 3 cm. It form dense many headed clusters.
  • Echeveria setosa var. minor R.Moran: It is a plant that combine the best of var. deminuta and var. ciliata, the leaves are covered with fine bristles, it form a a pale blue flattish rosette about 8 cm wide.
  • Echeveria setosa var. oteroi R.Moran


26439 diegoe Diego Armentano
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Diego Armentano
23393 carolina Carolina González
- FO42 (Collector Felipe Otero) Locality: about 25km North of Concepcion de Buenavista, Sierra Mixteca, Oaxaca, Mexico. (syn. Echeveria rundellii hort.; same as FO236) (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Carolina González

18187 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
19369 edomat77 Edoardo Mattei
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Edoardo Mattei

3377 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Cactus Art
3378 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Cactus Art
3375 cactus-art Cactus Art
Echeveria rondelii (Echeveria setosa var. deminuta) Photo by: Cactus Art

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