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Crassula lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp.
Family : CRASSULACEAE
Information on the genus : Crassula
Basionym : Tetraphyle lanceolata Eckl. & Zeyh.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crassula lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp. subsp. lanceolata
 Tetraphyle lanceolata Eckl. & Zeyh.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crassula filamentosa Schönland
=Crassula schimperi f. filamentosa (Schönland) R. Fern.
=*Crassula muscosa auct. sensu Harv., Keissl., non L.
=Crassula schimperi var. illecebroides (Welw. ex Hiern) G. D. Rowley
=Tillaea subulata var. illecebroides Welw. ex Hiern (1896)
=Crassula parvula auct. sensu Schönland, et mult., non (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp.
=Tetraphyle muscosa (L.) Eckl. & Zeyh. p.p. quoad specim.cit.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata (Brenan) Toelken
Crassula lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp. subsp. lanceolata
Crassula lanceolata subsp. transvaalensis (Kuntze) Toelken
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perrenial, 50-150 cm high, with decumbent, spreading or fastigiate pithy roots; stems and leaves flushed red; flowers blue-mauve
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Ecology : Sheltered rock crevices, in shade of rocks or trees on mountains (subsp. lanceolata); exposed positions usually on shallow soil on top of rocks.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 14: (1985).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 56310
 
Record n°56310 modified 2009-01-07
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