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Dudleya attenuata
Scientific classification
Genus:
Dudleya
Species:
attenuata
Synonyms
  • Cotyledon attenuata S. Watson
  • Cotyledon edulis var. attenuata (S. Watson) Jeps.
  • Echeveria attenuata (S. Watson) A. Berger
  • Echeveria edulis var. attenuata (S. Watson) Jeps.
  • Stylophyllum attenuatum (S. Watson) Britton & Rose

Dudleya attenuata, common names including Orcutt's live-forever and tapertip liveforever, is plant species native to California and to Baja California.

Leaves of this species are clavate, up to 5 mm thick. Flowers are open rather than tubular, borne in cymes with only 1-3 simple branches, hence with fewer flowers than most related species.

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