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Pondoland Crassula

Afrikaans name:

Pondoland Crassula (Crassula streyi)

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Crassula streyi

The Pondoland Crassula is sometimes referred to as the Maroon-leaved Fairy Crassula. It grows to a height of about 35 cm.

Its preferred habitat is shaded rocky areas in forests. It is found near the coast.

The tiny flowers are greenish white with a bit of red. The stems are red and give them an initial red appearance.

The leaves are green with white specks on top. Underneath they are purple.

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