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|Family: Crassulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Crassula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Crassula multicava Lem. subsp. multicava
Habit: Perennial herb, glabrous. Stem: erect or decumbent, generally branched from base, 20--40 cm, 5--10 mm diam; rooting at nodes. Leaf: cauline, generally > 4 pairs; petiole 5--20 mm; blade 20--50(65) mm, ovate (oblong-ovate) to wide-elliptic, entire, green or yellow-green (+- purple abaxially), tip rounded or notched. Inflorescence: terminal +- panicle, rounded or elongate; pedicels 3--8 mm; plantlets in bract axils or not. Flower: parts in 4s(5s); sepals erect, 1--2 mm, wide-deltate, acute; petals spreading to recurved, 3--4 mm, narrow-deltate to lanceolate, acute, cream or white, abaxially generally tinged pink or +- red, especially tips. Fruit: erect, straight. Seed: 12--20, +- spheric, with rows of rounded papillae at 20×.
Ecology: Persisting from cultivation, sparingly naturalized in shaded, rocky places at wildland-urban interface; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: Nov--Feb
Synonyms: Septimia multicava (Lem.) P.V. Heath
eFlora Treatment Author: Steve Boyd
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Crassula connata
Next taxon: Crassula ovata
Citation for this treatment: Steve Boyd 2016. Crassula multicava subsp. multicava, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=86387, accessed on August 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 30, 2016.