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FamilyCRASSULACEAE
Genus species var.Crassula  barbata Thunb. 
SynonymsCrassula lettyae E.Phillips
 Purgosea barbata (Thunb.) G.Don
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-1800m
Description basal leaves in rosettes, cuneate-flabellate, at apex long white barbate, floral stems scapose, below squamose, flowers in capitate cymes producing thyrsus
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
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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