Taxon profile


Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E. Br.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Aizoaceae »  genus Carpobrotus - carpobrotus

Scientific synonyms

Mesembryanthemum edule L.
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus
Carprobrotus acinaciformis (L.) L. Bolus
Mesembryanthenun acinaciforme L. (nomen nudum) nud.

Other names

= Common Hottentot Fig
= Freeway Iceplant
= Hotten-tot-fig
= Hottentot Fig


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E. Br.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Carpobrotus_edulis_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Zelený V. (2005): Rostliny Středozemí, Academia, Praha, 402 pp [as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N. E. Br.]
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia, Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br. in Phillips]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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Comments - 2


nud. invalid name - nomen nudum

i species introduced to area described by check-list