November 2017 - Crassulaceae

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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Diane » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:52 pm

Kalanchoe rhombopilosa - a dainty, fragile plant from Madagascar:
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Ali Baba » Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:52 pm

That’s a real beauty Diane. What kind of temperature does it need?


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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Diane » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:44 pm

It survives down to 5C, Ali, but would probably appreciate a few degrees more. This is a descendant of my first plant obtained at least 30 years ago, very slow growing (for me, anyway), and tends to shed leaves at the slightest touch!
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Ali Baba » Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:05 pm

I shall have to look out for one of those [emoji3]


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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Sylvia » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:06 am

Have just sent a picture to you of my plant Diane a piece I had from you in 2006!!
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by MikeT » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:02 pm

Some South African and Namibian habitat Crassulas. First are 2 plants of Crassula columnaris near Grootgraafwater
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Then C. deceptor 20-30k N of Steinkopf
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and C. ausensis 20 k NW of Grunau
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and the same species 8k S of Aus
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C. tomentosa near Lorelei mine
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Then C. sericea 6k SW of Sandberg
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by MikeT » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:21 pm

Same site, 6k SW of Sandberg, this is C. rupestris commutata
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C. deceptor at Domorough Pass
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Still Domorough Pass, C. sericea again
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and C. umbella at Paradyskloof
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Some at Beauvallon: C. brevifolia
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C. plegmatoides
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again near Holgat
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and the same species in the Alexander Bay lichen fields
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by MikeT » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:31 pm

C. columnar prolifera (the previous single stemmed plants are probably this subspecies also) near Holgat
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Also near Holgat, C. haemispherica
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C.sericea namaquensis at Vlakmyn
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Still at Vlakmyn, C. tomentosa
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then at Anenousberg
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C. alstonii N of Skuitberg
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by MikeT » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:03 pm

C. pseudohaemispherica at Anenous Pass
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A rather unusual Crassula, C. aphylla, W of Kosieberg. It's a short lived annual, growing and flowering in water after rain in grit pans.
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Then something more attractive at Areb, C. coralline ssp macrorrhiza
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Re: November 2017 - Crassulaceae

Post by Suculentia » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:54 am

I dont know exactly the operation of the competition, but I think today I should say the winner not?. In my opinion the winner is Mike T with the shot : Crassula coralline ssp macrorrhiza
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Now he should say the new theme, not?.
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