Echeveria pulvinata

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Echeveria pulvinata
'Ruby' cultivar
Botanical illustration
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Echeveria
E. pulvinata
Binomial name
Echeveria pulvinata
  • Cotyledon pulvinata Hook.f.
  • Echeveria leucotricha J.A.Purpus

Echeveria pulvinata, the plush plant, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Echeveria, native to southwest and central Mexico.[2] A succulent, it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[3] Its variety Echeveria pulvinata var. leucotricha, under the synonym Echeveria leucotricha, the chenille plant, has also gained the Award of Garden Merit.[4]


The following varieties are currently accepted:[2]

  • Echeveria pulvinata var. frigida Kimnach
  • Echeveria pulvinata var. leucotricha (J.A.Purpus) Kimnach


  1. ^ Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 3: 5 (1903)
  2. ^ a b c "Echeveria pulvinata Rose". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Echeveria pulvinata plush plant". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 17 February 2021. Other common names; … rosy hen-and-chicks
  4. ^ "Echeveria leucotricha chenille plant". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 10 May 2021.