African Plant Database

Aptenia geniculiflora (L.) Bittrich ex Gerbaulet
Protologue : Illustr. Handb. Succ. Pl.: Aizoaceae A-E (ed. H.E.K.Hartmann) 67 (2002 publ. 2001).
Information on the genus : Aptenia
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum geniculiflorum L.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mesembryanthemum geniculiflorum L.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sphalmanthus geniculiflorus (L.) L. Bolus
 Aridaria geniculiflora (L.) N.E. Br.
 Mesembryanthemum geniculiflorum L. (1753)
 Nycteranthus geniculiflorus (L.) Schwantes
 Peratetracoilanthus geniculiflorus (L.) Rappa & Camarrone
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sphalmanthus decussatus (Thunb.) L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum decussatum Thunb. (1800)
=Psilocaulon melanospermum N.E. Br.
=*Mesembryanthemum melanospermum A. Berger (1922)
=Psilocaulon distinctum N.E. Br. (1929)
=Mesembryanthemum brachiatum Aiton
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht 0.45 m. Alt: 800 - 1800 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, NC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 67 (2001).
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Record n°110375 modified 2007-03-09
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