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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique.

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

Morphology General Habit
An annual (or also perennial), diffuse, somewhat fleshy, completely glabrous herb.
Morphology Stem
Stems up to 17(28) cm. long, procumbent, subdichotomously branched, rigid and sometimes subligneous towards the base, rooting at the lower nodes; branches up to 18 cm. long, prostrate, ascending or erect, slender, herbaceous and rather leafy towards the extremity; lower internodes up to 3-5 cm. long, the others successively shorter.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 0-6-2-5 x 0-15-0-7 cm., spathulate or oblong-spathulate to elliptic or oblong-elliptic, obtuse or nearly so at the apex, the narrowest ones nearly acute, entire, narrowing towards a subpetiolar base or rarely contracted below, slightly connate, flat, neither lineolate nor pellucid-punctate, dark green and membranous or nearly translucent on drying.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5-merous, solitary and axillary usually all along the stem and branches; pedicels capillary, 7-40 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 1-25-2 mm. long, up to half as long as corolla; sepals oblong-linear, obtuse, slightly connate at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 3·5-4 mm. long, white; petals 1·5-2 mm. broad, oblong-elliptic or obovate, concave, suberect.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens more than half as long as corolla; filaments 2-2·25 mm. long; anthers c. 0·25 mm. long, yellow.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles 2-2·5 mm. long, tapering into the c. 1 mm. long styles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 0·3-0·4 mm., longitudinally lineolate-ribbed.

Native to:

Mozambique

Crassula maputensis R.Fern. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2.A, 52: 178 (1978)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0