African Plant Database

Aridaria noctiflora subsp. defoliata (Haw.) Gerbaulet
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 118: 41-58 (1996)
Information on the genus : Aridaria
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum defoliatum Haw.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mesembryanthemum noctiflorum subsp. defoliatum (Haw.) Klak
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sphalmanthus defoliatus (Haw.) L. Bolus
 Aridaria defoliata (Haw.) Schwantes
 Mesembryanthemum defoliatum Haw. (1803)
 Nycteranthus defoliatus (Haw.) Schwantes
 Peratetracoilanthus defoliatus (Haw.) Rappa & Camarrone
 Mesembryanthemum noctiflorum subsp. defoliatum (Haw.) Klak (2007)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Nycteranthus longisepalus (L. Bolus) Schwantes
=Aridaria longisepala L. Bolus (1938)
=*Nycteranthus meridianus (L. Bolus) Schwantes
=Aridaria meridiana L. Bolus (1929)
=Aridaria muirii N.E. Br. (1928)
=Aridaria horizontalis (Haw.) Schwantes
=*Nycteranthus horizontalis (Haw.) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum horizontale Haw. (1812)
=Mesembryanthemum clavatum Jacq. (1797)
=*Nycteranthus muirii (L. Bolus) Schwantes
=Aridaria barkerae L. Bolus (1966)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht 1 m. Alt: 500 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 78 (2001).
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