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Phyllobolus nitidus (Haw.) Gerbaulet
Information on the genus : Phyllobolus
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum nitidum Haw.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mesembryanthemum nitidum Haw.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sphalmanthus nitidus (Haw.) L. Bolus
 Aridaria nitida (Haw.) N.E. Br.
 Mesembryanthemum nitidum Haw. (1795)
 Drosanthemum nitidum (Haw.) Schwantes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Sphalmanthus auratus (Sond.) L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum auratum Sond. (1862)
=Sphalmanthus littlewoodii L. Bolus (1960)
=*Sphalmanthus rhodandrus (L. Bolus) L. Bolus
=Aridaria rhodandra L. Bolus (1931)
=*Nycteranthus inaequalis (L. Bolus) Schwantes
=Aridaria inaequalis L. Bolus (1958)
=Aridaria aurea (Thunb.) L. Bolus
=*Mesembryanthemum aureum Thunb.
=*Nycteranthus rhodandrus (L. Bolus) Schwantes
=*Nycteranthus aureus (Thunb.) Schwantes
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht up to 0.3 m. Alt: 300 - 1600 m. Distribution: NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 119: 145-211 (1997)
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 211 (2001).
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