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FamilyCRASSULACEAE
Genus species var.Crassula  alpestris Thunb. 
SynonymsPurgosea alpestris (Thunb.) G.Don
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude400-800m
Description stems woody, ramose, subglabrous, leaves connate, dense, carnose, acute, glabrous, cymes shortly pedicellate, few flowered, corymbose, flowers pedicellate, petals oblong
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-24°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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