Comparative images of all genera except for Echeveria, Kalanchoe & Hylotelephium, Rhodiola & Sedum are given below:



Orostachys japonica A. Berger (Introduced) (E. China to Korea, S. Central & S. Japan: China North-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Manchuria as per POWO)



List of genera and species of Crassulaceae in India (based on Singh et al. 2011) is given below:

Crassula pentandra (Royle ex Edgew.) Schon. (synon. of Crassula schimperii Fisch. et Mey.)

C. pharnaceoides Fisch. et Mey. (synon. of Crassula alata subsp. pharnaceoides (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Wickens & M. Bywater

Kalanchoe bhidei Cooke

K. cherukondensis Subba Rao et Kumari

K. floribunda Wight et Arnott (synon. of Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.)

K. grandiflora Wight et Arnott.

K. laciniata (L.) DC.

K. lanceolata (Forsssk.) Pers.

K. olivecea Dalz.

K. pinnata (Lam.) Pers. (synon. of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken)

K. tubiflora (Harv.) Hamet

Orostachys thyrsiflora Fisch.

Pseudosedum lievenii (Ledeb.) Berger

Rhodiola bupleuroides (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Fu

R. chrysanthemifolia (Lev.) Fu

R. crenulata (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Fu

R. cretinii (Hamet) Ohba

R. discolour (Franch.) Fu

R. fastigiata (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Fu

R. fui Boriss.

R. heterodonta (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Boriss.

R. himalensis (Don) Fu

R. hobsonii (Prain ex Hamet) Fu

R. humilis (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Fu

R. imbricata Edgew. [var. imbricata, lobulata]

R. prainii (Hamet) Fu

R. quadrifida (Pall.) Fisch. et Mey. (synon. of Sedum quadrifidum Pall.)

R. sherriffii Ohba

R. sinuata (Royle ex Edgew.) Fu

R. smithii (Hamet) Fu

R. stapfii (Hamet) Fu

R. tibetica (Hook.f. & Thoms.) Fu

R. wallichiana (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Fu

R. yunnanensis (Franch.) Fu

Rosularia adenotricha (Wall. ex Edgew.) Jansson

R. alpestris (Kar.& Kir.) Boriss.

R. rosulata (Edgew.) Ohba

R. sedoides (Decne.) Ohba

Sedum ewersii Ledeb.

S. fedtschenkoi Hamet

S. filipes Hemsl.

S. fischeri Hamet

S. gagei Hamet

S. henriciroberti Hamet

S. holei Hamet

S. magae Hamet

S. multicaule Wall. ex Lindl.

S. oreades (Decne.) Hamet

S. pedicellatum N.B. Singh et U.C. Bhattacharyya

S. perpusillum Hook.f. et Thoms.

S. przewalskkii Maxim.

S. pseudosubtile Hara

S. roborwskii Maxim

S. seelemanni Hamet

S. triactina Berger

S. trullipetalum Hook.f. et Thoms.

Sinocrassula indica (Decne.) Berger [var. indica, paniculata]

Umbilicus rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy

Nearly all species are illustrated by line diagrams in this account.


Species, genera & family pages of‎‎‎ ‎Crassulaceae are now with images : 3 posts by 2 authors.
Species, genera & family pages of‎‎‎ Crassulaceae are now with images. I request you to pl. go through & point out mistakes, if any. I hope this will aid in identifications in future.


The book- Crassulaceae of India : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
I have recently purchased “Crassulaceae of India” authored by N.B. Singh, U.C. Bhattacharyya and B.P. Uniyal and published by Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehradun.
This book, published in 2011, describes 60 taxa (9 genera, 58 species and 2 varieties) with line diagrams of nearly all species. Detailed descriptions of the genera and species are given with keys to differentiate genera, species and varieties. However, one should not expect cultivated taxa in it as most of the taxonomic accounts/ floras deal with wild species; the book is no exception to this.
With a price tag of Rs 1950 though this document disappoints with lack of colour plates and average quality of diagrams, it is the only document dealing with complete Crassulaceae in India.


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