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Taxon: Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N. E. Br.

 
Genus: Sceletium
Family: Aizoaceae
Subfamily: Mesembryanthemoideae
Nomen number: 452453
Place of publication: E. P. Phillips, Gen. S. Afr. fl. pl. 245. 1926
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide J Ethnopharmacol 119:342-355. 2008); folklore (fide J Ethnopharmacol 119:342-355. 2008)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


References:

  1. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  2. Hartmann, H. E. K., ed. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E & Aizoaceae F-Z. 2001 (Ill Hdb Succ Pl Aizo) F-Z:289-290.
  3. Van Wyk, B.-E. 2008. A broad review of commercially important southern African medicinal plants J. Ethnopharmacol. 119:342-355.

Check other web resources for Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N. E. Br. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=452453. Accessed 16 November 2018.