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Crassula sarmentosa Harv. var. sarmentosa Family Crassulaceae
Crassula sarmentosa var. sarmentosa Harv. APNI*

Description: Prostrate perennial with stems to 80 cm long, scarcely branched.

Leaves ovate, mostly 20–35 mm long, usually 15–20 mm wide, often tinged red on the margin; sessile or petiole to 3 mm long.

Inflorescence a terminal, leafless thyrsoid, with branches and pedicels spreading at right angles; pedicels 1–3 mm long. Flowers 5-merous. Calyx lobes 1–3 mm long. Corolla white or tinged with red, star-shaped with spreading acute to acuminate lobes 4–8 mm long. Carpel scales truncate or slightly notched.

Follicles dehiscing by an apical pore; seeds 12–16.


Distribution and occurrence: Naturalised on sandy soil in sclerophyll forest, not common. Native of S Afr.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *SC
AVH map***


The single variety in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.

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