African Plant Database

Crassula schimperi Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Information on the genus : Crassula
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crassula schimperi Fisch. & C.A. Mey. subsp. schimperi
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crassula pentandra (Royle ex Edgew.) Schönland
=Tillaea pentandra Royle ex Edgew. (1846)
=Crassula schimperi auct. var. schimperi sensu Tölken quoad basion. et syn. p.p.
=*Crassula tibestica Miré & Quézel
Taxon infra-specific
Crassula schimperi Fisch. & C.A. Mey. subsp. schimperi
Crassula schimperi subsp. phyturus (Mildbr.) R. Fern. (1978)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Moss- or Lycopodium-like perennial herb or sometimes dwarf subshrub; stems herbaceous or ±woody towards the base.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Rock crevices and on ledges; stony upland grassland, heath or forest; sometimes epiphytic on trees; shady banks; 1050-4100 m alt. S. Africa, Namibia, Lesotho; Socotra, Arabia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Bhutan. (see more in the book)
  Resembling C. alata

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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