Any of various succulent plants of the family Crassulaceae, especially the Eurasian species Hylotelephium telephium syn. Sedum telephium, having clusters of reddish-purple flowers.
Any of various plants (esp. genus Sedum) of the orpine family, with fleshy leaves and stems, and white, yellow, or purple flowers.
Designating a family (Crassulaceae, order Rosales) of succulent, dicotyledonous plants, including the sempervivums and sedums.