African Plant Database

Mesembryanthemum optatum N.E. Br.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 45: 71 (1920)
Information on the genus : Mesembryanthemum
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pleiospilos optatus (N.E. Br.) Schwantes
 Punctillaria optata (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes subsp. compactus
=Punctillaria compacta (Aiton) N.E. Br.
=Pleiospilos compactus (Aiton) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum compactum Aiton (1789)
=Pleiospilos longibracteatus L. Bolus

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