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Crassula barbata

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Saxifragales > Family: Crassulaceae > Genus: Crassula

Crassula barbata
Crassula barbata

The rosette forming Crassula barbata with a central bud emerging in autumn on shale ground strewn with Witteberg quartzite stones on a south-facing slope on the farm Rondekop south of Laingsburg, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]