African Plant Database

Mesembryanthemum fastigiatum Thunb.
Protologue : Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 8(App.): 7 (1791)
Information on the genus : Mesembryanthemum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Opophytum fastigiatum (Thunb.) N.E. Br.
 Perapentacoilanthus fastigiatus (Thunb.) Rappa & Camarrone
 Pteropentacoilanthus fastigiatus (Dinter) Rappa & Camorrone
 Mesembryanthemum rectum Haw. (1821)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mesembryanthemum pachypus L. Bolus
=*Mesembryanthemum erectum Haw. (1803)
=*Mesembryanthemum papuliferum DC. (1828)
=Cryophytum crassipes L. Bolus (1930)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Succulent Ht up to 0.1 m. Alt: 170 - 350 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 149 (2001).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 111997
Record n°111997
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