Crassula ovata (P. Mill.) Druce

Common name

English: Jade Plant

German: Fette Henne, Geldbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rosales (89)

        Family: Crassulaceae (23) (family description)

          Genus: Crassula (3)

           Epithet: ovata (P. Mill.) Druce (5)

Synonyms: Crassula argentea Thunb., Crassula portulacea Lam.

argentea => silvery

ovata => oval, egg-shaped; elliptic, but broader at the base

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Crassula ovata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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