Taxon: Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N. E. Br.

 
Genus: Carpobrotus
Family: Aizoaceae
  Subfamily: Ruschioideae
      Tribe: Ruschieae
Nomen number: 101172
Place of publication: E. P. Phillips, Gen. S. Afr. fl. pl. 249. 1926 (H. M. L. Bolus, Fl. Pl. South Africa 7: sub t. 247. 1927)
Name Verified on: 16-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . in winter rainfall regions

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde; Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires; Chile; Uruguay

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N. E. Br. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.