Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Crassula rupestris Thunb.

Verified by: Temperate sect.29 March 2012
Notes: Verified with Tolken, H.R. 'A revision of the Genus Crassula in Southern Africa' 1977. Erect succulent. Leaves perfoliate, decussate; internodes visible. Inflorescence corymbose, flowers white with 5 pinkish petals. Anthers yellow.
Locality: South Africa, Swartbergpas, Droewaterfall, 9km S Prince Albert.
Coordinates: 1350m
Field notes: V steep gully. Any shale? Quartzitic sandstone Op. Ordovician Table Mountain Group. Peninsula Formation. Map 3322AC.
Collector:Tribble, D.7047

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