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Crassula tetragona

Crassula tetragona ssp. robusta
Common names: kerkei, miniature pine tree, mini pine (Eng.); karkai (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Peter for making their images available via iNaturalist. Crassula tetragona is an evergreen shrub with narrow, almost ... The flowers turn orange as they fade. Six subspecies of Crassula tetragona are recognised: subspecies acutifolia , a ... in dry fynbos and renosterveld, succulent karoo and scrub. Crassula tetragona bears masses of tiny creamy white flowers ...

30 / 10 / 2023 | Thato Moeketsane | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Crassula expansa

Crassula expansa subsp. expansa
Common names: Fragile crassula (Eng.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... thanks Abdul-lateef Ismail for the use of his photo of Crassula expansa subsp. filicaulis , all other photos by the ... remains of the flowers. Four subspecies are recognized: Crassula expansa subsp. expansa : Soft textured, bright ... is named for the author’s wife, Michelle Hankey. Fig. 2. Crassula expansa subsp. expansa ‘Michelle’ Crassula ...

24 / 07 / 2023 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Crassula deceptor

Crassula deceptor in flower in habitat. Photo Ismail Ebrahim
Common names: alabaster towers (Eng.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... : pictures by Paul Schultz, Ismail Ebrahim and Nick Helme Crassula deceptor is a dwarf, perennial succulent which, when ... the plant is provided with appropriate growing conditions. Crassula deceptor is native to southwestern Namibia and South ... cooler, prevening heat damage from exposure to the sun. Crassula Crassula deceptor can be easily propagated by stem ...

24 / 04 / 2023 | Sihle Nqentsu | Pretoria NBG
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Crassula sarmentosa var. sarmentosa

Crassula sarmentosa var. sarmentosa in flower, Kirstenbosch NBG.
Common names: trailing jade plant (Eng.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... and technical assistance in propagating and growing Crassula sarmentosa , Ms. Philile Khuzwayo (Groen Sebenza horticulturist, KZN NBG), for the images of Crassula sarmentosa taken in the nursery, Alice Notten for the images of Crassula sarmentosa taken at Kirstenbosch NBG and Geoff ...

27 / 03 / 2023 | Shane Koorbanally | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Crassula vaginata subsp. vaginata

Crassula vaginata subsp. vaginata flowerhead. Photo Geoff Nichols
Common names: yellow stonecrop, yellow crassula (Eng.), uphuncuka (isiXhosa), umdumbukane, umakhulefingqana (isiZulu), erekisienyane (Sesotho)
Family: Crassulaceae

... images by Geoff Nichols and Martin von Fintel Crassula vaginata subsp. vaginata is an unbranched, ... may also be white. This plant can be easily confused with Crassula alba . The two species may be distinguished by the ... heads offer a comfortable landing-strip. The seeds of Crassula vaginata subsp . vaginata are very fine and easily ...

14 / 11 / 2022 | Philile Khuzwayo | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Crassula pellucida

Crassula pellucida subsp. pellucida
Common names: trailing crassula (Eng.); rankplakkie (Afr.); inyamayamakhwenkwe (isiXhosa)
Family: Crassulaceae

... this species from the similar and closely related Crassula spathulata . The tiny, 3–5 mm long, star-shaped, ... a single flower will be produced. In suitable conditions Crassula pellucida will form a cushion-like mass. Crassula pellucida is a very variable species and has five ...

13 / 06 / 2022 | Samuel Lekhetho | Free State NBG
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Crassula alba

Crassula alba
Common names: grassland red crassula (Eng.); feko, khato (Sesotho); impakatha, isidwe, isikhelekhehlane (isiZulu)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Peter Warren and Judd Kirkel for making their images of Crassula alba available via iNaturalist.     Crassula alba can reach a height of up to 500 mm. The leaves ... main flowering seasons, it can flower at any time of year. Crassula alba is found growing on and amongst rocks, in rocky ...

14 / 03 / 2022 | Philile Khuzwayo | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Crassula fusca

Crassula fusca
Common names: stone crop (Eng.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... and Andrew Hankey and Tony Rebelo for images.   Crassula fusca is a perennial subshrub, up to 400 mm tall, ... period is in early summer (November to December). Fig. 2 . Crassula fusca , in flower. Photos by Andrew Hankey. The distribution of Crassula fusca ranges from the Northern Cape of South Africa ...

22 / 11 / 2021 | Kagiso Sharlene Mashego | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Crassula capensis

Crassula capensis
Common names: Cape snowdrop (Eng.); skaamblommetjie (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Floors Harold Porter National Botanical Garden June 2021 Crassula capensis is a succulent, tuberous perennial, with an ... and the plant lies dormant during the summer. This crassula grows on sheltered damp slopes in the southwestern ... in moist, sheltered places and under overhanging rocks. Crassula capensis flowers are pollinated by bees and other ...

07 / 06 / 2021 | Loretta Floors | Harold Porter NBG
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Crassula cremnophila

Crassula cremnophila
Common names: cliff crassula (Eng.); kransrosie (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... sharp, and ending in a sharp point (mucronate). Fig. 2. Crassula cremnophila , close-up of the leaf rosette of a ... (September–January). Fig. 3. Close-up of the flowers of Crassula cremnophila in cultivation at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Crassula cremnophila is confined to the Baviaanskloof and ...

31 / 08 / 2020 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula ericoides subsp. ericoides

Crassula ericoides
Common names: heath crassula, large whipcord (Eng.); malmeidbossie, skilpadbossie (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... van Berkel from her observations posted on iNaturalist.org Crassula ericoides is a small bushy shrub, up to 250 mm tall, ... brown. This plant flowers in summer (December to March). Crassula ericoides subsp . ericoides grows in dry areas of ... found growing in shallow gravel and sand between rocks. Crassula ericoides has a metabolism that allows the plant to ...

02 / 09 / 2019 | Sboniso Zwane | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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Crassula cultrata

Crassula cultrata
Common names: bush plakkie, sharp-leaved crassula (Eng.); plakkiebos (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden February 2018 Crassula cultrata is a somewhat branched shrub, 300–800 mm ... open flowers. Flowering is in midsummer (Dec. –Jan.). Crassula cultrata occurs from near Swellendam in the Western ... species, hydathodes are scattered over both leaf surfaces. Crassula Grow Crassula cultrata in a sunny or semi-shaded ...

05 / 02 / 2018 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula obovata var. dregeana

Crassula obovata var. dregeana
Common names: hairy crassula (Eng.); harige crassula (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... le Roux Pretoria National Botanical Garden January 2018 Crassula obovata var. dregeana is a decumbent-erect ... var. dregeana is in autumn (from April to June). The genus Crassula has over 300 species, of which 150 are centered in ... harsh environments where water is not readily available. Crassula Crassula obovata var. dregeana is very easy to grow. ...

29 / 01 / 2018 | Marianne le Roux | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Crassula capitella

leaves mature from lime-green to bright red
Common names: red flames (Eng.); aanteelrosie (Afr.); bohobe babadisana (Sesotho)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Thema Pretoria National Botanical Garden October 2016   Crassula capitella is a small, perennial herb, with fleshy, ... white flowers are borne on tall, stout stems in summer. Crassula capitella makes roots at the nodes even before they touch the ground. Crassula capitella has five subspecies: Crassula capitella ...

31 / 10 / 2016 | Fergy Nkadimeng | Pretoria NBG
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Crassula sarcocaulis

Crassula sarcocaulis (Nick Helme)
Common names: bonsai crassula (Eng.); serelilenyane (S.Sotho); umadinsane (isiZulu)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden December 2015 Crassula sarcocaulis is a small, evergreen, succulent ... time is late summer to autumn to winter (January to June). Crassula sarcocaulis has two recognised subspecies: subsp. ... It flowers in late summer to autumn (January–April). Crassula sarcocaulis is native to the eastern part of South ...

14 / 12 / 2015 | Samuel Lekhetho | Free State NBG
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Crassula fascicularis

Crassula fascicularis
Common names: fragrant crassula, sweet-scented crassula (Eng.); ruiksissie, klipblom, karnaatjieblom, keiserskroon (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Notten Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden October 2015 Crassula fascicularis is an erect, succulent shrublet, ... sweet scented, the scent growing even stronger at dusk. Crassula fascicularis grows in fynbos on dry sandstone ... Mountains near Bredasdorp, including the Cape Peninsula. Crassula fascicularis has pale coloured, evening-scented ...

19 / 10 / 2015 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula orbicularis

Crassula orbicularis leaves
Common names: stonecrop (Eng.); klipblom (Afr.); umadinsane (isiZulu)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden December 2014 Crassula orbicularis is a succulent perennial, up to 0.25 m ... and generally has a life span of five years or more. Crassula orbicularis is widespread, occurring from Worcester ... or areas with very sandy soil, such as the West Coast. Crassula orbicularis is primarily pollinated by flies. At the ...

22 / 12 / 2014 | James Deacon | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula spathulata

Crassula spathulata
Common names: spatula-leaf crassula (Eng.); uguwe (isiXhosa)
Family: Crassulaceae

... Botanical Garden March 2014 Revised June 2022         Crassula spathulata is a drought tolerant, semi-hardy ... have been observed on the plant throughout the year. Crassula spathulata usually occurs on rocky outcrops along ... turn slightly red when exposed to too much sunlight. Crassula spathulata has a widespread distribution from the ...

03 / 03 / 2014 | Kuphumla Zenze | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula tecta

Crassula tecta with old inflorescence
Common names: lizard skin crassula (Eng.); akkedisvel (Afr.)
Family: Crassulaceae

... is somewhat more succulent than other members of the genus Crassula. It adopts a curious survival strategy by ... but also makes it somewhat unpalatable to animals. Crassula tecta is a perennial succulent, branching from the ... leaves reaching a height of about 50 mm. The leaves of all Crassula species are typically opposite and stacked at right ...

17 / 06 / 2013 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Crassula congesta

Crassula congesta
Common names: none found
Family: Crassulaceae

... NBG Adam Harrower Kirstenbosch  NB March 2013   Crassula congesta is a dwarf monocarpic biennial succulent, ... are wind-dispersed. There are two recognised subspecies of Crassula congesta : subsp. congesta with leaves that curve ... with leaves that curve downwards. Both subspecies of Crassula congesta have fairly limited distributions in the ...

11 / 03 / 2013 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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