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Mesembryanthemum melanospermum A. Berger
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 57: 629 (1922) 
Information on the genus : Mesembryanthemum
Statuts nomenclatural : illegitimate name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Aptenia geniculiflora (L.) Bittrich ex Gerbaulet
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Psilocaulon melanospermum N.E. Br.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aptenia geniculiflora (L.) Bittrich ex Gerbaulet
=*Peratetracoilanthus geniculiflorus (L.) Rappa & Camarrone
=*Nycteranthus geniculiflorus (L.) Schwantes
=Sphalmanthus geniculiflorus (L.) L. Bolus
=Aridaria geniculiflora (L.) N.E. Br.
=Mesembryanthemum geniculiflorum L. (1753)
=Sphalmanthus decussatus (Thunb.) L. Bolus
=Mesembryanthemum decussatum Thunb. (1800)
=Psilocaulon distinctum N.E. Br. (1929)
=Mesembryanthemum brachiatum Aiton

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 67 (2001).
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