Crassula marnieriana - Cacti and Succulents

Crassula marnieriana

Chinese Pagoda, Jade Necklace

 

Crassula marnierana is a slow-growing small plant reaching a height of 15–20 cm. The thick rounded leaves are green with red edges. They are tightly stacked along the stem and store water, as they are covered with a cuticle to limit the evaporation. An inflorescence with small star-shaped pink-tinged flowers may appear on mature plants in winter if they are given proper conditions of temperature. This plant prefers direct light and as a houseplant is very easy to maintain.

Native to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Source: Wikipedia

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Crassula
Species: C. marnierana
Binomial name: Crassula marnierana                      

   – Wikipedia.

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