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Crassula swaziensis Schönland
Information on the genus : Crassula
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crassula swaziensis Schönland f. swaziensis
 Crassula argyrophylla var. swaziensis (Schönland) Schönland
 Crassula swaziensis Schönland var. swaziensis
 Crassula swaziensis Schönland subsp. swaziensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crassula argyrophylla Diels ex Schönland & Baker f.
=Crassula swaziensis f. argyrophylla (Diels ex Schönland & Baker f.) R. Fern.
=Crassula globularioides subsp. argyrophylla (Schönland & Baker f.) Toelken
=Crassula swaziensis subsp. brachycarpa R. Fern.
=Crassula swaziensis f. brevipilosa R. Fern.
=Crassula argyrophylla var. ramosa Schönland
=Crassula swaziensis var. guruensis R. Fern.
Taxon infra-specific
Crassula swaziensis Schönland f. swaziensis
Crassula swaziensis Schönland var. swaziensis
Crassula swaziensis Schönland subsp. swaziensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with erect or decumbent branches, to 25 cm from a woody tortuous rootstock.
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Ecology : growing singly, in pairs or gregariously in shallow soil on rocks; Brachystegia-savanna, in leaf-mould, on granite or quarzite rocks or sand; rock crevices in exposed situations.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.25 m. Alt: 400 - 2000 m. Distribution: FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 74 (1991).
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