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Crassula rupestris (Concertina plant, Sosaties)

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 rupestris (Concertina plant, Sosaties)

Crassula rupestris flowering in spring on a Bokkeveld shale koppie in the Little Karoo with the Langeberg Mountains beyond, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Crassula rupestris, Gamkaskloof (Die Hel), Western Cape. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Crassula rupestris, under cultivation in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Occurs on dry, rocky slopes from Namibia through to the Eastern Cape.