African Plant Database


Carpobrotus dimidiatus (Haw.) L. Bolus
Family : AIZOACEAE
Information on the genus : Carpobrotus
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum dimidiatum Haw.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (indigenous)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum dimidiatum Haw. (1812)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carpobrotus juritzii (L. Bolus) L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum juritzii L. Bolus (1920)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust succulent herb c. 2 m long; branches c. 8 mm Ø, vigorously trailing, winged; ...
Ecology : Coastal
  Resembling C. edulis (L.) L. Bolus, sometimes naturalised, which has yellow larger (7-9 cm Ø) flowers and leaves 5-12x0,7-2 cm
  – No original specimen seems to be known. Resembling C. edulis (L.) L. Bolus, sometimes naturalised, which has yellow larger flowers and leaves
  NE S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht 0.2 m. Alt: 20 - 200 m. Distribution: EC, KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 99 (2001).
 
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see under chg
 
Map
carte afrique num 110388
 
Record n°110388
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