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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Meterostachys
Species: Meterostachys sikokiana (Makino) Nakai
  • Cotyledon sikokiana Makino
  • Merostachys Nakai
  • Sedum leveilleanum Raym.-Hamet
  • Sedum oriento-asiaticum Makino ex A. Bgr.
  • Sedum sikokianum Raym.-Hamet

Meterostachys is a genus of plants in the family Crassulaceae, that contains a single accepted species, Meterostachys sikokiana, native to Japan and Korea.[2] It is little known and is difficult to cultivate.[4]


  1. ^ Index Nominum Genericorum (ING), retrieved 29 July 2016 
  2. ^ a b Tropicos, retrieved 29 Jul 2016 
  3. ^ The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 29 July 2016 
  4. ^ Byles, R.S. (1958), "Meterostachys Nakai (Crassulaceae): A little known succulent from Japan and Korea", The National Cactus and Succulent Journal, 13 (1): 9–8, JSTOR 42788313