Sempervivum caucasicum is a low-growing succulent that forms small rosettes of green spathulate leaves edged with short cilia and ending…
Meaning: Belonging to the Caucasus
Derivation: Compound of two words, "caucasus" and the neuter form of the Latin suffix "-icus," meaning "belonging to" or "connected with." The word "caucasus" refers to the Caucasus, also known as Caucasia, a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, mainly comprising Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and parts of Southern Russia.
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars.
Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.
Hylotelephium caucasicum, formerly known as Sedum caucasicum, is a succulent plant with fusiform roots and unbranched, erect to ascending…