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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)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s. & e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires] Chile, Uruguay


    Other (in winter rainfall regions)

References:

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  3. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 Note: lists as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus
  4. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989-. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
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  11. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
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  25. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus
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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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101172. Accessed 18 November 2019.