African Plant Database

Mesembryanthemum compactum Aiton
Protologue : Hortus Kew. 2: 191 (1789)
Information on the genus : Mesembryanthemum
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
 Punctillaria compacta (Aiton) N.E. Br.
 Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pleiospilos longibracteatus L. Bolus
=Punctillaria optata (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
=Pleiospilos optatus (N.E. Br.) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum optatum N.E. Br. (1920)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Z. Sukkulentenk. 3: 23 (1927).
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