Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga (Haw.) DC.

Prodr. 3: 396 (1828) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Leaves mostly obovate to oblanceolate, (4–)5–11(–14) cm long, usually green, margin reddish at apex. Corolla tube 18–25 mm long, lobes 8–15 mm long, usually recurved, rarely recoiled; anthers 2.5–3.5 mm long. Flowers winter–spring.

*Gold, *VVP. Also naturalised SA. Native of southern Africa.

Recorded as naturalised at isolated locations in Victoria, presumably escaped from cultivation or grown from dumped garden refuse.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-11-10
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2016-05-24

Toelken, H.R. (1985). Crassulaceae, 1-230, in: Leistner, O.A., Flora of Southern Africa 14, Botanical Research Institute, Republic of South Africa.

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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Goldfields present introduced