Jade Plant

Crassula ovata (Jade Plant,Money Plant) succulent plant close up.Selective focus.Floral background.
Synonyms:
Money Plant
Categories: Medicinal Plant
Crassula_ovata (Wikipedia)

Jade plant
A 40 year old jade plant (Crassula ovata).jpg
A 40 year old plant
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Order:Saxifragales
Family:Crassulaceae
Genus:Crassula
Species:
C. ovata
Binomial name
Crassula ovata
(Miller) Druce (1917)
Synonyms
  • Cotyledon lutea Lam. nom. illeg.
  • Cotyledon ovata Mill.
  • Crassula argentea Thunb.
  • Crassula articulata Zuccagni
  • Crassula nitida Schönland
  • Crassula obliqua Aiton
  • Crassula portulacea Lam.

Crassula ovata, commonly known as jade plant, lucky plant, money plant or money tree, is a succulent plant with small pink or white flowers that is native to the KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa, and Mozambique; it is common as a houseplant worldwide. Much of its popularity stems from the low levels of care needed; the jade plant requires little water and can survive in most indoor conditions. It is sometimes referred to as the money tree; however, Pachira aquatica also has this nickname.

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