1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crassula L.
      1. Crassula cooperi Regel

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Cape Prov.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    A perennial succulent herb with numerous stems forming tufts, from a vertical woody rootstock.
    Stem
    Stems up to 15 cm. long, ascending, very slender, herbaceous, hispid with whitish, spreading, obtuse hairs up to 1 mm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves crowded towards the base of the stems forming cushions, scattered upwards, spreading, the lower up to 2·6 x 0·25 cm., spathulate-oblanceolate, the median and upper ones 0·8-1·3 cm. long, elliptic-lanceolate, ± fleshy, pale green with dark spots on the lamina, ciliate at the margin.
    Flowers
    Flowers shortly pedicellate in few-flowered cymes.
    Calyx
    Calyx half as long as corolla, or more; sepals acute, ciliate at the margin.
    Corolla
    Petals ovate-lanceolate, acute, with a short, acute, smooth mucro below the apex, stellately spreading, smooth.
    Anthers
    Anthers 0·25-0·4 mm. long, suborbicular to suboblong.
    Fruits
    Follicles ± 1·5 mm. long, smooth, finally contracted into the terminal short styles.
    Scales
    Scales emarginate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces

    Crassula cooperi Regel appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    28402.000
    Crassula bolusii 10527.000
    Jun 1, 1976 South Africa Crassula exilis subsp. cooperi K000310647 Unknown type material
    Jun 1, 1976 Bolus, H. [423], South Africa Crassula exilis subsp. cooperi K000310649
    Jun 1, 1976 Bolus, H. [423], South Africa Crassula exilis subsp. cooperi K000310648
    Jun 1, 1976 Bolus, H. [s.n.], South Africa Crassula exilis subsp. cooperi K000310650 holotype
    Jun 1, 1976 Bolus, H. [s.n.], South Africa Crassula exilis subsp. cooperi K000310651 holotype

    First published in Gartenflora 23: 36 (1874)

    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.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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