African Plant Database

Cotyledon orbiculata L. var. orbiculata
Information on the genus : Cotyledon
Basionym : Cotyledon orbiculata L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cotyledon engleri A. Berger & Dinter
 Cotyledon orbiculata L. (1753)
 Cotyledon orbiculata var. engleri (A. Berger & Dinter) Dinter
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adromischus mucronatus (Lam.) Lem.
=Cotyledon undulata var. mucronata (Lam.) Poelln.
=Cotyledon mucronata Lam. (1786)
=Cotyledon decussata Sims
=*Cotyledon orbiculata var. ausana (Dinter) H. Jacobsen
=Cotyledon ausana Dinter (1932)
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. dinteri H. Jacobsen
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. oophylla Dinter
=*Cotyledon ramosissima auct. sensu Mill., non Haw.
=Cotyledon undulata auct. sensu H.Jacobsen, non Haw.
=Cotyledon decussata var. dielsii Schltr. ex Poelln.
=Cotyledon decussata var. hinrichseniana H. Jacobsen
=Cotyledon elata Haw.
=*Cotyledon orbiculata var. elata (Haw.) DC.
=Cotyledon flanaganii var. karroensis Schönland & Baker f.
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. higginsiae H. Jacobsen
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. hinrichseniana H. Jacobsen
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. obovata DC.
=*Cotyledon orbiculata var. ramosa (Haw.) DC.
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. rotundifolia DC.
=Cotyledon orbiculata var. viridis Dinter ex Range
=*Cotyledon ovata Haw. non Mill.
=Cotyledon papillaris auct. sensu Haw., non L.f.
=Cotyledon papillaris var. tricuspidata (Haw.) DC.
=Cotyledon tricuspidata Haw.
=Cotyledon ramosa Haw. p.p.
=Cotyledon ungulata Lam. (1786)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub, Succulent- Ht 1 - 1.45 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 5: t.161 (1925).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 8: t.289 (1928).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 18: t.711 (1938).
  • Guide Fl. Cape : 438 (1950).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 565 (1966).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 152 (1997).
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