African Plant Database


Crassula alata (Viv.) A. Berger
Family : CRASSULACEAE
Protologue : Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2 18 a: 389 (1930)
Information on the genus : Crassula
Basionym : Tillaea alata Viv.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tillaea alata Viv.
 Crassula alata (Viv.) A. Berger subsp. alata
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tillaea trichopoda Fenzl ex Boiss. (1872)
=Tillaea muscosa var. trichopoda (Fenzl ex Boiss.) Post (1896)
=Crassula alata var. trichopoda (Fenzl ex Boiss.) Maire (1977)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Crassula alata (Viv.) A. Berger subsp. alata
Crassula alata subsp. pharnaceoides (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Wickens & Bywater
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous erect annual herb, to 12 cm, stems slender, noticeably simple leaves, (large) solitary flowers, achenes with goldenbrown
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Ecology : Moist rock crevices, shady stream banks; montane rain-forest along mountain ridge; (1350-)1900-2700 m alt. (-3200 m, Mt. Cameroon).

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
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Map
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