Succulent vs Sempervivum - What's the difference?

succulent | sempervivum |


As nouns the difference between succulent and sempervivum

is that succulent is a succulent plant (such as cactus) while sempervivum is any of the genus sempervivum of succulent plants, the houseleeks or liveforevers.

As a adjective succulent

is juicy or lush.

succulent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • juicy or lush
  • interesting or delectable
  • (botany) having fleshy leaves or other tissues that store water
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • a succulent plant (such as cactus)
  • sempervivum

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the genus Sempervivum of succulent plants, the houseleeks or liveforevers.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=November 15, author=Anne Raver, title=Hardy Succulents Take on a New Glow, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=My favorite of the moment: a sleeping man in a long cattle trough, planted with thousands of a Sedum album called Red Ice, now turning ruby red in the cold, with sempervivum eyes on a head-size volcanic rock, and two farmer-like feet made of same. }}