Crassula cotyledonis

Crassula cotyledonis photo © by Michael Plagens

In a garden on the Elgeyo Escarpment, Iten, Kenya. Dec. 2015.


SUCCULENT: A low to small shrub.

LEAVES: Very thick, ovate leaves are opposite on the stem. An ashy surface protects the leaves from intense sunshine.

RANGE: South Africa native, but planted and easily propagated in Kenya highlands.

FRUIT: Dry capsules.


Crassulaceae -- Sedum or Orpine Family

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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