Crassula


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Crassula

 

a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae. There are about 300 species; most are from southern Africa. Many crassulae are cauline and phyllocauline succulents that are often grown as houseplants and greenhouse plants (for example, C. falcata and C. lycopodioides).

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