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Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L.
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 480 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Mesembryanthemum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cryophytum nodiflorum (L.) L. Bolus
 Gasoul nodiflorum (L.) Rothm.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Psilocaulon caducum (Aiton) N.E. Br.
=Stigmatocarpum caducum (Aiton) L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum caducum Aiton (1789)
=Mesembryanthemum inornatum L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum paucandrum L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum copticum L. (1762) non J.Jacq. (1776)
=Cryophytum cleistum L. Bolus (1929)
=Cryophytum gibbosum N.E. Br. (1928)
=Cryophytum rogersii L. Bolus (1928)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, fleshy herb; stems generally ascending, 10-15 cm long, flowers between two leaves with a cupuliform sheath and a very
Ecology : Coastal sandy soils of hamada, steppe. Mediterranean Region; Canary Isl.; Syria, Arabia, Palestine; S. Africa; California (USA).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Succulent Ht up to 0.15 m. Alt: 20 - 1150 m. Distribution: NAM, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 151-152 (2001).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 194 (1932).  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 256 (1962). 
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  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 81 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 44 (1984).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 168 
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 80 (1990). 
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 11
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 135
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 138
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 45 (1999).
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Map
carte afrique num 112019
 
Record n°112019
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