- belonging to the Crassulaceae, the stonecrop family of plants.
Compare stonecrop family.
Origin of crassulaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Crassulaceae, a family of herbaceous or shrubby flowering plants with fleshy succulent leaves, including the houseleeks and stonecrops
Word Origin for crassulaceous
C19: from New Latin Crassula name of genus, from Medieval Latin: stonecrop, from Latin crassus thick
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