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Crassula ovata (Miller) Druce

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Crassula L. (カネノナルキ)
Kanenonaruki (カネノナルキ, 成金草), money tree, jade plant, lucky plant or money plant

Pachira aquatica Aubl. (Malvaceae) is also called "money tree"

Fuchibenibenkei (フチベニベンケイ, 縁紅弁慶)
Kagetu (カゲツ, 花月), for gardening

Lifeform: evergreen, well-branched, shrub < 2.5 m in height
Distribution: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape Provinces)
Habitat: among shrubs in open forests, on sandy-clayey grey soil on rocky slopes, hills and fields, and often in sheltered ravines
Leaf: succulent
Chromosome number: 2n = 42
Use: houseplant

Cotyledon ovata Mill.

Cultivars: a few

Crassula ovata grown in a greenhouse

Sedum1 Sedum2 Sedum3
[1-3] at Sakuya Konohana Kan (咲くやこの花館) located in Osaka, western Japan, on February 6 2022.