Crassula barklyi

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Crassula barklyi N.E.Br.

Crassulaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   9

Moisture: dry

Soil: gritty-sandy

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: six-stellate
Fruit: follicle

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Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Saxifraganae
Ordo:
Saxifragales

Crassula barklyi is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Crassula barklyi was described by Nicholas Edward Brown. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Crassula barklyi is a species in the genus Crassula which contains approximately 288 to 354 species and belongs to the family of the Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Crassula barklyi has simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are sessile and entire.

Flowers and Fruits

Crassula barklyi produces panicles of white six-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce follicles.

Root System

Distribution

Crassula barklyi is native to Namibia and South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry soil. The substrate should be gritty-sandy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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