African Plant Database

Crassula alba Forssk. var. alba
Information on the genus : Crassula
Basionym : Crassula alba Forssk.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crassula alba Forssk.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crassula recurva N.E. Br. (1890)
=Crassula rubicunda Drège ex Harv. var. rubicunda
=Crassula rubicunda Drège ex Harv.
=*Crassula squamulosa auct. sensu Keissl., non Schltdl.
=Crassula stewartiae Burtt Davy (1926)
=Crassula ellenbeckiana Schönland
=Crassula rubicunda var. milleriana (Burtt Davy) Schönland
=Crassula milleriana Burtt Davy (1926)
=Crassula rubicunda var. flexuosa Schönland
=Crassula rubicunda var. hispida Schönland
=Crassula rubicunda var. subglabra Schönland
=Crassula rubicunda var. typica Schönland
=Crassula abyssinica A. Rich. (1848) non Bulliardia abyssinica A.Rich. 1848
=*Globulea stricta Drège
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Woodland, savanna; rock crevices and rocky outcrops; Zairean hyperaccumulator of cobalt: 1712 µg/g dry weight; (450-) 1500-4100m alt.
  Swaziland, Lesotho; Arabia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial (occ. annual-Tree- Ht 0.5 m. Alt: 100 - 3000 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 38: t.1520 (1967).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 73 (1991).
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Record n°55608
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