African Plant Database

Opophytum gaussenii (Leredde) H. Jacobsen ex Greuter & Burdet
Protologue : Willdenowia 10(2): 232 (1980)
Information on the genus : Opophytum
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum gaussenii Leredde
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Hook. f.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Hook. f.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum gaussenii Leredde (1954)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Hook. f. (1868)
=Hydrodea cryptantha (Hook. f.) N.E. Br. (1928)
=Opophytum cryptanthum (Hook. f.) Gerbaulet (2012)
=Aizoon theurkauffii Maire (1936)
=Mesembryanthemum theurkauffii (Maire) Maire (1939)
=Opophytum theurkauffii (Maire) Maire (1940)
=Mesembryanthemum forskahlii Hochst. ex Boiss. (1872)
=Opophytum forskahlii (Hochst. ex Boiss.) N.E. Br. (1928)
=Hydrodea sarcocalycantha (Dinter & A. Berger) Dinter
=Mesembryanthemum sarcocalycanthum Dinter & A. Berger (1923)
=Hydrodea bossiana Dinter (1937)
=Hydrodea hampdenii N.E. Br. (1928)
=Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum auct. non Hook. fil.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • HARTMANN H.E.K. (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Aizoaceae (II) F-Z : 148

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 44 (1984).
More info on :
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Record n°110295 modified 2008-11-17
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