Crassula nodulosa Schönland[Agg]

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Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chapungu Falls, Mtarazi Est., Wattle Co.

Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Crassula nodulosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Synonyms: Crassula capitella Thunb. subsp. nodulosa (Schönland) Toelken
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Biennial or perennial succulent, sometimes only short-lived. Plants are usually unbranched but may rarely form branches below the mid stem (image 3). There are several varieties and forms, the differences based on the comparative size of corolla and calyx.
Notes: Young plants form a distinctive, dense basal rosette of broad succulent leaves before the stems appear (image 4).
Var. nodulosa f. rhodesica R. Fern. is an endemic form. It has narrower leaves along the stem, usually more than 3.5 times as long as wide and occurs at lower altitudes.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In rocky areas in grassland and woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 2200 m
Flowering time:Jan - Apr
Worldwide distribution: East Africa southwards to Angola, Mozambique and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 24 September 2006
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crassula nodulosa
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West African Plants database: Crassula nodulosa


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: Species information: Crassula nodulosa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=165810, retrieved 26 May 2016

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