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Crassula tomentosa Thunb.
Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 6: 329 1778.
Family: CRASSULACEAE

Crassula tomentosa Photo by: © Plantemania
The plant dies after flowering but it does form multiple heads, so some of these will continue even if the main head dies.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula tomentosa Thunb.
Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 6: 329 1778.
Synonymy: 10 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula tomentosa var. glabrifolia (Harv.) G.D.Rowley
Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 40: 53 1978.
Synonymy: 7
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: woolly crassula

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Crassula tomentosa group

  • Crassula tomentosa Thunb.: (var. tomentosa) Distribution. S Namibia and South Africa (Northern Cape, Western Cape)
  • Crassula tomentosa var. glabrifolia (Harv.) G.D.Rowley: Smaller, to 30 cm (incl. Inf); Ros densely branched, tight; Leaves less than 15 mm long, with truncate tips. Distribution: Northern Cape, Western Cape.

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Crassula tomentosa in habitat. Photo by: © Plantemania
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