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 spp, almost cosmopolitan.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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SpeciesContent
ovata (Mill.) Druce

Other sources of information about Crassula:

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

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crassula
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crassula
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
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, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Crassula.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=645, retrieved 27 August 2016

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