Crassula multicava Lem. APNI*
Description: Decumbent perennial with stems to 40 cm long, little branched.
Leaves obovate to broad-elliptic, usually 20–50 mm long, 15–40 mm wide, apex obtuse or emarginate, margins entire, often yellowish; petiole 5–25 mm long.
Inflorescences thyrsoid, pedicels 3–8 mm long in fruit. Flowers 4-merous. Calyx lobes 1–2 mm long. Corolla cream and tinged with red, lobes 3–4 mm long. Carpel scales transversely oblong.
Follicles dehiscing by an apical pore; seeds 12–20, but usually not formed.
Distribution and occurrence: Naturalized around Sydney Harbour on disturbed bushland margins. Native of S Afr.
NSW subdivisions: *CC
Other Australian states: *S.A.
Text by J. Everett & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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