Genus: Psilocaulon N. E. Br.

Possible synonym of: Mesembryanthemum L.

Family: Aizoaceae
Subfamily: Mesembryanthemoideae
Alternate family(ies): Mesembryanthemaceae
Genus number: 10039
Last updated: 16-Nov-2010
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Ihlenfeldt, H.-D. & V. Bittrich. 1985. Morpholgie, Gliederung und Abgrenzung der Gattung Psilocaulon N.E. Br. s.l. (Mesembryanthemaceae). Mesembryanthemaceae: Studien 1. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 105:289-322. Note: accepts
  2. Klak, C. & H. P. Linder. 1998. Systematics of Psilocaulon N.E. Br. and Caulipsolon Klak gen. nov.. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 120:301-375. Note: accepts
  3. Klak, C. et al. 2007. A phylogeny and new classification for Mesembryanthemoideae (Aizoaceae). Taxon 56:737-756. Note: = Mesembryanthemum L.
  4. Liede-Schumann, S. & H. E. K. Hartmann. 2008. Mesembryanthemum—back to the roots?. Taxon 58:345-346. Note: argue for retaining this genus until more and better data are available

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 February 2020.