African Plant Database

Delosperma schimperi (Engl.) H. E. K. Hartmann & Niesler
Protologue : Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 63(3): 148 (1991)
Information on the genus : Delosperma
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum schimperi Engl.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum schimperi Engl. (1909)
 Trichodiadema schimperi (Engl.) Herre (1948)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Mesembryanthemum abyssinicum Pax (1892) non Regel
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Decumbent to creeping low shrub with short erect shoots; looking like a “green hedgehog” due to the conspicuous long hairs on the leaves. [...]
Ecology : Seems to grow on volcanic rocks mainly. 3000-4110 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bradleya 26: 43 (2008)

Bibliography other :
  • Mesemb Study Group Bull. 19/2: 41 (2004)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 111817
Record n°111817
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