Crassula arborescens

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Crassula arborescens
Crassula arborescens.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Crassula
Species: C. arborescens
Binomial name
Crassula arborescens


Crassula arborescens, the silver dollar plant, is a species of succulent plant in the Crassulaceae family. It is an endemic plant of the Western Cape, South Africa. It is a 2 to 4 ft (0.6 to 1.2 m) succulent shrub. It has round gray "Silver Dollar" leaves. It blooms in winter, with white to light pink flowers.[1] It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for use in drought tolerant and succulent gardens, and in container gardens. It is also suitable for growing indoors as a houseplant.

Crassula arborescens, Jardín Botánico, Múnich, Alemania 2012-04-21, DD 01.JPG
Crassula arborescens: foliage texture.
Crassula arborescens: of South Africa.

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References[edit]

  • YL Liu, ZL Long, Y Gao, T Harada, (2007). Organ Formation and Plant Regeneration in vitro Tissue Culture of Crassula arborescens.

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