Crassula lanceolata (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Endl. ex Walp.
subsp. denticulata (Brenan) Toelken

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Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Bridge, Nyika National Park

Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Bridge, Nyika National Park

Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Bridge, Nyika National Park

Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Bridge, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Crassula pentandra (Royle ex Edgew.) Schönland var. denticulata Brenan
Crassula schimperi Fisch. & C.A. Mey. subsp. transvaalensis (Kuntze) R. Fern. var. denticulata (Brenan) R. Fern.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Dwarf shrubby perennial herb, with prostrate, erect stems, woody near the base. Leaves succulent or not, densely set along the stems, more or less erect, linear-lanceolate, up to 9 mm long light green, turning reddish-brown in drier situations; margins papillose-denticulate or entire. Flowers in axillary clusters, very small. Calyx reddish-brown or reddish with whitish margins, 1.5-1.8 mm long, longer than the corolla.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: lanceolata: lance-shaped, lanceolate
denticulata: with very small teeth, denticulate
Habitat: In shallow soils on rocks.
Altitude range: 1800 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: This subspecies is only known from Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Monday 1 April 2019
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 133.

Fernandes, R. (1983). Crassulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 7 - 11. As Crassula schimperi transvaalensis denticulata

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 73. as Crassula schimperi transvaalensis denticulata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crassula lanceolata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crassula lanceolata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crassula lanceolata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crassula lanceolata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crassula lanceolata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crassula lanceolata
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crassula lanceolata
JSTOR Plant Science: Crassula lanceolata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crassula lanceolata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crassula lanceolata
Plants of the World Online: Crassula lanceolata
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Wikipedia: Crassula lanceolata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Crassula lanceolata subsp. denticulata.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=218080, retrieved 22 May 2022

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