1. Family: Crassulaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Crassula L.
      1. Crassula maputensis R.Fern.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    An annual (or also perennial), diffuse, somewhat fleshy, completely glabrous herb.
    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.
    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.
    Flowers
    Flowers 5-merous, solitary and axillary usually all along the stem and branches; pedicels capillary, 7-40 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 1-25-2 mm. long, up to half as long as corolla; sepals oblong-linear, obtuse, slightly connate at the base.
    Corolla
    Corolla 3·5-4 mm. long, white; petals 1·5-2 mm. broad, oblong-elliptic or obovate, concave, suberect.
    Stamens
    Stamens more than half as long as corolla; filaments 2-2·25 mm. long; anthers c. 0·25 mm. long, yellow.
    Fruits
    Follicles 2-2·5 mm. long, tapering into the c. 1 mm. long styles.
    Seeds
    Seeds 0·3-0·4 mm., longitudinally lineolate-ribbed.

    Distribution

    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.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0