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Rochea falcata (J.C.Wendl.) DC.
Pl. Grass. t. 103. 1828
Family: CRASSULACEAE

= Crassula perfoliata var. falcata (J.C.Wendl.) Toelken
J. S. African Bot. 41(2): 115 (1975)

Accepted Scientific Name: Crassula perfoliata var. minor (Haw.) G.D.Rowley
Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 40(2): 53 (1978)

Rochea falcata (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Cactus Art
Produces pairs of attractive and interesting sickle shaped grey-green leaves, but a show stopper when the bright red flowers emerge. The flower smells like sweet cinnamon and usually lasts 6-8 weeks. Sometimes they bloom twice a year, and the bees really love the flowers too.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula perfoliata L.
Sp. Pl. 1: 282. 1753 [1 May 1753]
Synonymy: 9 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula perfoliata var. coccinea (Sweet) G.D.Rowley
Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 40(2): 53 (1978)
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula perfoliata var. minor (Haw.) G.D.Rowley
Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 40(2): 53 (1978)
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Airplane Plant, Scarlet Paintbrush, Propeller Plant
DANISH (Dansk): Dampskibsskrue
POLISH ( Polski): Grubosz szablasty

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


26769 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Crassula perfoliata var. falcata (Propeller Plant) flower close-up. (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
1444 andrea Andrea B.
Rochea falcata (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Andrea B.

26770 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Rochea falcata (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
1438 cactus-art Cactus Art
- Produces pairs of attractive and interesting sickle shaped grey-green leaves, but a show stopper when the bright red flowers emerge. The flower smells like sweet cinnamon and usually lasts 6-8 weeks. Sometimes they bloom twice a year, and the bees really love the flowers too. (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Cactus Art

26772 frikkie Frikkie Hall
Rochea falcata (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Frikkie Hall
26771 frikkie Frikkie Hall
It produces spectacular clusters of bright orange-red flowers arranged in dense cymes. (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Frikkie Hall

1440 cactus-art Cactus Art
Flowers develop in June (In Europe) and are in full bloom in August. Flower heads grow 8 to 12cm wide. (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Cactus Art
1441 cactus-art Cactus Art
Rochea falcata (Crassula perfoliata var. falcata) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Habit at Ulana St Makawao, Maui, Hawaii (USA). February 18, 2011.
by Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Photo by Pat (California, USA)
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by Valentino Vallicelli

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