African Plant Database


Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus subsp. edulis
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : The Flowering Plants of South Africa 7: 247 (1927)
Information on the genus : Carpobrotus
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum edule L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : autonym unused (indigenous)
Status for TA : autonym unused (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum edule L. (1759)
 Abryanthemum edule (L.) Rothm.
 Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E. Br. (1926)
 Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E. Br. var. edulis
 Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus (1927)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carpobrotus edulis var. chrysophthalmus C.D. Preston & P. D. Sell
=Carpobrotus edulis var. rubescens Druce (1926)
=Mesembryanthemum edule var. flavum (L.) Moss
=Mesembryanthemum acinaciforme var. flavum L. (1753)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht 0.15 m. Alt: up to 1100 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 7: pl.247 (1927).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 557 (1966).
  • J. S. African Bot. : 320 (1984).
  • Contr. Bolus Herb. 15: 76-107 (1993).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 99 (2001).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 110390
 
Record n°110390 modified 2012-01-19
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