African Plant Database

Punctillaria optata (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
Family : Mesembryanthemaceae
Information on the genus : Punctillaria
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum optatum N.E. Br.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pleiospilos optatus (N.E. Br.) Schwantes
 Mesembryanthemum optatum N.E. Br. (1920)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
=Punctillaria compacta (Aiton) N.E. Br.
=Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum compactum Aiton (1789)
=Pleiospilos longibracteatus L. Bolus

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 20: t.769 (1940).
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106: 433-485 (1986)
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