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Taxon: Crassula ovata (Mill.) Druce

Genus: Crassula
Family: Crassulaceae subfamily: Crassuloideae.
Nomen number: 404524
Place of publication: Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4:617. 1917
Name verified on: 20-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Jul-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • baby jade   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • cauliflower-ears   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • dollarplant   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • jadeplant   (Source: Eur Gard F ) – English
  • jadetree   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Japanese rubberplant   (Source: Websters Dict [as C. argentea]) – English
  • Japanese-laurel   (Source: Websters Dict [as C. argentea]) – English
  • paradisträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62.
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flora of southern Africa.
  • Eggli, U., ed. 2003. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Crassulaceae. 66.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • García, J. M. & L. L. Chávez. 2003. Las Crasuláceas de México.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= C. argentea].
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Crassula ovata (Mill.) Druce:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?404524 (24 April 2014)

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