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Drosanthemum hispidum (L.) Schwantes
Information on the genus : Drosanthemum
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum hispidum L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mesembryanthemum hispidum L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Drosanthemum hispidum var. platypetalum (Haw.) Schwantes
=Mesembryanthemum hispidum var. platypetalum Haw. (1821)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt: up to 1600 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, FS, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Z. Sukkulentenk. 3: 29 (1927).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E : 227-250 (2001).
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Record n°113784
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