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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Mesembryanthemum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Mesembryanthemum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Caryophyllanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Caryophyllales Perleb
pub. 1826
   Familia  Aizoaceae F. Rudolphi
pub. Syst. Orb. Veg.: 53. 1830.
common name: iceplant
   Subfamilia  Mesembryanthemoideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 736, 1092, 1131. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Mesembryanthemeae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 852. Sep 1867.
   Genus  Mesembryanthemum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: iceplant

Named members of the Genus Mesembryanthemum

   Species  chilense Molina
syn. Carpobrotus chilensis
   Species  coccineum Haw.
syn. Lampranthus coccineus
   Species  cordifolium L. f.
syn. Aptenia cordifolia
   Species  crystallinum L.
common name: iceplant
   Species  edule L.
syn. Carpobrotus edulis
   Species  floribundum Haw.
syn. Drosanthemum floribundum
   Species  nodiflorum L.
common name: slenderleaf iceplant
   Species  speciosum Haw.
syn. Drosanthemum speciosum

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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