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Psilocaulon coriarium (Burch. ex N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
Information on the genus : Psilocaulon
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum coriarium Burch. ex N.E. Br.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum coriarium Burch. ex N.E. Br. (1920)
 Ruschia coriaria (Burch. ex N.E. Br.) Schwantes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Psilocaulon absimile N.E. Br. (1926)
=Psilocaulon mentiens (A. Berger) N.E. Br.
=Mesembryanthemum mentiens A. Berger (1920)
=Psilocaulon uncinatum L. Bolus (1929)
=Psilocaulon stenopetalum L. Bolus (1930)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial (occ. annual)- Shrub, Succulent Ht 1.5 - 3 m. Alt: 500 - 2000 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, FS, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Gard. Chron., ser. 3 84: 254 (1928).
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 120: 301-375 (1998)
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 232 (2001).
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