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Sedum expansum (Dryand.) Kuntze
Revis. Gen. Pl. 3[3]: 84. 1898 [28 Sep 1898]
Family: CRASSULACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Crassula expansa Dryand.
Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 1: 390 1789. Aiton

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula expansa Dryand.
Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 1: 390 1789.
Synonymy: 7 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula expansa subs. filicaulis (Haw.) Toelken
J. S. African Bot. 41(2): 105. 1975
Synonymy: 4 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula expansa subs. fragilis (Baker) Toelken
J. S. African Bot. 41(2): 105 (1975)
Synonymy: 8 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Crassula expansa subs. pyrifolia (Compton) Toelken
J. S. African Bot. 41: 106 1975
Synonymy: 2
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Crassula expansa group

  • Crassula expansa Dryand.: The typical subspecies has decumbent branches with glabrous leaves and no 'stilt' roots. Distribution: Dry regions of Namaqualand to coastal forest in KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Crassula expansa subs. filicaulis (Haw.) Toelken: is slightly woody with glabrous leaves and develops 'stilt' roots. Distribution: coastal dunes from Port Alfred in the eastern Cape to the Cape Peninsula.
  • Crassula expansa subs. fragilis (Baker) Toelken: has hairy or glabrous leaves, with hydathodes scattered on the upper surface. Distribution: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape, South Africa, and Madagascar.
  • Crassula expansa subs. pyrifolia (Compton) Toelken: has glabrous leaves with hydathodes scattered over the entire surface, flowers in terminal clusters. Distrbution: sand in the coastal belt from Namaqualand to south-western Namibia.

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