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Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga ‘Macrantha’

Cotyledon macrantha

Cotyledon

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyCrassulaceaeSucculents that store water in leaves
GenusCotyledonFrom the Greek cotule, “a cavity,” from the cup-like leaves of some species
SpeciesorbiculataRound and flat, disk-shaped
var.oblongaOblong
Cultivar‘Macrantha’

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Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga ‘Macrantha’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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