3168.000 Crassula L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial succulent herbs, subshrubs or shrubs with succulent leaves. Leaves opposite, usually decussate, the lowest usually rosulate, free or ± connate in a sheath, usually simple, undivided and entire. Flowers usually 5-merous, usually small, not showy, in cymes which are arranged in axillary clusters, thyrses, corymb-like inflorescences or with 1(-2) flowers in the leaf axils. Sepals free or connate at base. Corolla usually white, sometimes turning brown when dry; petals connate at base into a tube. Stamens as many as petals. Carpels free or connate at base.

Worldwide: 200 species, almost cosmopolitan.

Mozambique: 23 taxa.

Crassula alticola

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
alba Forssk. var. alba MDescription, Image
alba Forssk. var. parvisepala (Schönland) ToelkenM
alsinoides (Hook. f.) Engl.MSDescription, Image
alticola R. Fern.[NrEnd]MSDescription, Image
capitella Thunb. subsp. nodulosa (Schönland) ToelkenMSDescription, Image
expansa Dryand. subsp. expansa GI
expansa Dryand. subsp. fragilis (Baker) Tölken var. fragilis MS,MDescription, Image
globularioides Britten[NrEnd]Z
lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp. subsp. lanceolata T,GI
lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp. subsp. transvaalensis (Kuntze) ToelkenMS,GI,MDescription, Image
leachii R. Fern.MS
maputensis R. Fern.M
morrumbalensis R. Fern.Z
nodulosa Schönland var. longisepala R. Fern.MSDescription
ovata (Mill.) DruceMDescription, Image
perfoliata L. var. heterotricha (Schinz) ToelkenM
sarcocaulis Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. sarcocaulis MSDescription, Image
setulosa Harv. var. rubra (N.E. Br.) HowleyN
setulosa Harv. var. setulosa MSDescription, Image
swaziensis Schönland subsp. swaziensis var. swaziensis T,MS,MDescription, Image
swaziensis Schönland subsp. swaziensis var. guruensis R. Fern.Z
vaginata Eckl. & Zeyh.N,T,MSDescription, Image
zombensis Baker f.Z

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Flora of Botswana: Crassula
Flora of Malawi: Crassula
Flora of Zambia: Crassula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crassula
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Crassula

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crassula
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crassula
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Crassula
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crassula
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crassula

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Crassula.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=645, retrieved 12 December 2017

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