Evergreen, hairless, branching subshrub, 30-150 cm tall. Leaves forming loose heads, spirally arranged, 2-5 cm long, spoon-shaped, yellow-green to green. Flowers in dense yellow heads; spring to summer. Syn. s. dendroideum a. Dc. subsp. praealtum (a. Dc.) Clausen.
Vera Cruz. Occasionally naturalised in SA, Qld, NSWand Vic.
Source: (2002). Crassulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.