Crassula volkensii Engl.

First published in Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 189 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Somalia to N. Tanzania. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Wickens, G.E. (1987). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Crassulaceae: 1-66.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 104 (1974).
  • Bally in Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 15:12 (1940).
  • Engl., Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C:189 (July 1895)
  • Engl., Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(1): 283 (1915).
  • Jacobsen, Lex. Succ. Pl.: 168 (1974).
  • Wickens & Bywater in Kew Bulletin 34: 635 (1980).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1979 Kassner, T. [854] Kenya K000310068 Isotype Yes
Mar 1, 1977 Volkens, G. [328] Tanzania K000310067 Isotype Yes
Brandham, P.E. [2450] Kenya K:SPC-46638.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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