Genus: Sceletium N. E. Br.

Possible synonym of: Phyllobolus N. E. Br.

Family: Aizoaceae
Subfamily: Mesembryanthemoideae
Alternate family(ies): Mesembryanthemaceae
Genus number: 16411
Last updated: 09-Jun-2009
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Bittrich, V. 1986. Untersuchungen zu Merkmalsbestand, Gliederung und Abgrenzung der Unterfamilie Mesembryanthemoideae (Mesembryanthemaceae Fenzl). Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 21:75. Note: = Phyllobolus N. E. Br.
  2. Gerbaulet, M. 1995. Phyllobolus N.E. Br. emend. Bittrich (Aizoaceae): a reassessment of generic boundaries. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 117:396. Note: accepts
  3. Gerbaulet, M. 2001. Illustrated handbook of succulent plants: Aizoaceae A-E & Aizoaceae F-Z 287-290. Note: accepts
  4. Klak, C. et al. 2007. A phylogeny and new classification for Mesembryanthemoideae (Aizoaceae). Taxon 56:737-756. Note: = Mesembryanthemum L.
  5. 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 25 May 2020.