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Crassula ovata

 

Jade Plant

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
GenusCrassulaFrom the Latin crassus, “thick,” referring to the fleshy leaves
SpeciesovataIndicates that the leaves or some other feature of the plant are ovate-shaped

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Crassula ovata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Crassula ovata (Jade Plant)

Bonsai. · 12/12/2016 · Bonsai West, Littleton, MA
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)

Crassula ovata (Jade Plant)

Bonsai. · 12/12/2016 · Bonsai West, Littleton, MA
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)

Crassula ovata (Jade Plant)

Bonsai. · 12/12/2016 · Bonsai West, Littleton, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (18 × 12 cm)