African Plant Database

Delosperma oehleri (Engl.) Herre
Information on the genus : Delosperma
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum oehleri Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum oehleri Engl. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent cushion-forming herb with tuberous main root; trailing leaves 1-2 mm long, rounded at the apex.
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Ecology : Hilltops of quartzitic basement rocks, on which the vegetation is dominated by shrubs to 2,5 m high; prefers open, wellexposed positions, in crevices, pockets, small pans containing a shallow humus-rich soil; 1975 m alt. Kenya and N Tanzania

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bradleya 26: 48 (2008)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 111852
Record n°111852
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