Definition of Genus Crassula
1. Noun. Type genus of Crassulaceae; herbs and small shrubs having woody stems and succulent aerial parts.
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Crassulaceae, Family Crassulaceae, Stonecrop Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Crassula
Literary usage of Genus Crassula
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1. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"The genus was formerly very extensive ; but it has been circumscribed by modern botanists, who have divided the old genus Crassula into five or six modern ..."
2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"... genus Crassula CRASSULA (from Latin, crassus, thick, from the leaves). A genus comprising about one hundred and sixteen species of fleshy shrubs and ..."
3. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"... Doryan- thes; Zephyranthes; Habranthus; Vallota; Phy- cella ; Nerine ; Anigozanthus, all the species ; Statice, most of the genus ; Crassula; ..."