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

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
A perennial succulent herb with numerous stems forming tufts, from a vertical woody rootstock.
Morphology Stem
Stems up to 15 cm. long, ascending, very slender, herbaceous, hispid with whitish, spreading, obtuse hairs up to 1 mm. long.
Morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers shortly pedicellate in few-flowered cymes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx half as long as corolla, or more; sepals acute, ciliate at the margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals ovate-lanceolate, acute, with a short, acute, smooth mucro below the apex, stellately spreading, smooth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 0·25-0·4 mm. long, suborbicular to suboblong.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles ± 1·5 mm. long, smooth, finally contracted into the terminal short styles.
Morphology General Scales
Scales emarginate.

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.

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