Crassula globularioides Britten

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Crassula globularioides

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Mt Mulanje.

Crassula globularioides

Photo: Rob Jarvis
Mt Mulanje.

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Synonyms: Crassula nyikensis Baker f.
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Status: Native
Notes: Recently recorded from Mt Namuli. Three forms are recognized but it is as yet not known which form occurs here.
This species is closely related to Crassula swaziensis and mainly differs in the smaller and more condensed rosettes of leaves; leaves hardly contracted at the base and usually hairless on both surfaces; smaller and denser inflorescences on shorter, appressed hairy peduncles; sepals that are more than half as long as the corolla.
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Habitat: On rocks
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique and possibly in Kenya and Tanzania?
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Content last updated: Sunday 15 September 2019

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 133. also as Crassula nyikensis

Fernandes, R. (1983). Crassulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Page 33. under forma globularioides, forma pilosa and forma longiciliata and also as As Crassula nyikensis

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 247.

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 16.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 72.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 73.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Crassula globularioides., retrieved 10 December 2023

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