Graptopetalum paraguayense

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Graptopetalum paraguayense
Sedum weinbergii.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Graptopetalum
Species: G. paraguayense
Binomial name
Graptopetalum paraguayense
(N.E.Br.) E.Walther[1]

Byrnesia weinbergii (hort. ex T.B.Sheph.) Rose
Cotyledon paraguayensis N.E.Br.
Echeveria weinbergii hort. ex T.B.Sheph.
Sedum weinbergii (hort. ex T.B.Sheph.) A.Berger[1]

Graptopetalum paraguayense is a species of succulent plant in the jade plant family, Crassulaceae, that is native to Tamaulipas, Mexico.[2] Common names include Mother-of-pearl-plant and Ghost plant.[1] This is not to be confused with Monotropa uniflora which is also referred to as the “Ghost Plant”. G. paraguayense has white flowers which have a form of a star.[2]



  1. ^ a b c "Taxon: Graptopetalum paraguayense (N. E. Br.) E. Walther". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1998-04-30. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Botanica. The Illustrated AZ of over 10000 garden plants and how to cultivate them", pp. 410-411. Könemann, 2004. ISBN 3-8331-1253-0

External links[edit]

Data related to Graptopetalum paraguayense at Wikispecies