African Plant Database

Tanquana prismatica (Schwantes) H.E.K. Hartmann & Liede
Information on the genus : Tanquana
Basionym : Mesembryanthemum prismaticum Schwantes
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pleiospilos prismaticus (Schwantes) Schwantes
 Mesembryanthemum prismaticum Schwantes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pleiospilos roodiae (N.E. Br.) Schwantes
=Punctillaria roodiae N.E. Br. (1926)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Succulent Ht up to 0.05 m. Alt: 300 - 600 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106: 481 (1986)
  • HARTMANN H.E.K. (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Aizoaceae (II) F-Z : 315
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