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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
Crassula sarcocaulis

[FZ]

Crassulaceae, R. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs erect and ± branched.
Morphology Branches
Old branches woody, leafless, glabrous, those of the current year succulent, shortly papillose or papillose hairy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, acute at the apex, entire, with a row of marginal dots, slightly connate at the base, usually glabrous, sometimes papillose at the margin, erect or ascending or the lowermost spreading, ± caducous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5-merous in corymb-like dense cymes at the end of the leafy branchlets; peduncles and cyme-branches glabrous or papillose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx glabrous, pale green; sepals oblong or oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, subacute, subobtuse or obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla with ovate-oblong or oblong-ovate, obtuse or acute petals.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens slightly shorter than the corolla.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds minutely and densely spinulose-tuberculate.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Crassula sarcocaulis Eckl. & Zeyh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Harris, T. [281], Mozambique K000613356

First published in Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral.: 295 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1983). Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
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