Crassulaceae Jean Henri Jaume Saint-Hilaire, 1805.
Crassulaceae: Annual, biennial or perennial herbs, usually succulent. Leaves opposite or alternate, sometimes in rosettes, undivided, exstipulate. Flowers in cymes, spikes or racemes, actinomorphic, hermaphrodite, hypogynous or slightly perigynous, 3-32 merous. Petals free or united below into a tube. Carpels as many as petals, free or connate at the base, superior, rarely with one, usually with numerous, anatropous ovules. Scale like nectaries usually present at the base of the carpels. Fruit a group of follicles; seeds very small; endosperm scanty or absent.
Kocaeli’nde görülen Crassulaceae cinsleri:
1. Leaves orbicular, cordate or subpeltate, with long petioles 2. Umbilicus
1. Leaves ovate to narrowly cylindrical, sessile or tapering gradually into a petiole
2. Corolla tube at most c. ½ as long as lobes or petals free
3. Leaves alternate or opposite, not connate; petals 3-16
4. Inflorescence arising from a monocarpic acaulescent rosette; plant biennial or perennial
5. Petals 5-6; stamens 10-12 4. Sedum
4. Vegetative parts and inflorescence clearly caulescent; plant annual or perennial
6. Petals 2-10 mm; follicles several seeded 4. Sedum