Mesembryanthemum aitonis Jacq.

First published in Hort. Bot. Vindob. 3: 8 (1776)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. & S. Cape Prov. It is a semisucculent annual or subshrub and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Introduced into:

New South Wales, South Australia, Tunisia, Victoria

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (1984). Flora of Australia 4: 1-354. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1984). Flora of Australia 4: 1-354. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Klak, C., Hanácek, P. & Bruyns, P.V. (2014). Phylogeny and taxonomy of Mesembryanthemum subg. Volkeranthus (Aizoaceae-Mesembryanthemoideae). South African Journal of Botany 95: 112-122.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 22, 1995 Muir [4145] K000267665 holotype Yes
Dec 22, 1995 Muir [4145] K000267584 Yes
Van Der Bijl [44] K000267582 holotype Yes
Ross-Frames [19380] K000267581 isotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0