African Plant Database


Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
Family : AIZOACEAE
Information on the genus : Pleiospilos
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum compactum Aiton
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Punctillaria compacta (Aiton) N.E. Br.
 Mesembryanthemum compactum Aiton (1789)
 Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pleiospilos longibracteatus L. Bolus
=Punctillaria optata (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
=Pleiospilos optatus (N.E. Br.) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum optatum N.E. Br. (1920)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht up to 0.05 m. Alt: 950 - 1200 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Z. Sukkulentenk. 3: 23 (1927).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.769 (1940).
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106: 476 (1986)
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 219-220 (2001).
  • Aloe 43[4]: 71 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 110225
 
Record n°110225
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