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Genus: Glottiphyllum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Aizoaceae > Subfamily: Ruschioideae > Mitrophyllum group

Sixteen species, native to the southern parts of South Africa, especially in and around the Little Karoo.

List of species

List from Chesselet et al. (2003).

Glottiphyllum carnosum


Glottiphyllum cruciatum

Glottiphyllum cruciatum

Glottiphyllum depressum


Glottiphyllum difforme


Glottiphyllum fergusoniae


Glottiphyllum grandiflorum


Glottiphyllum linguiforme


Glottiphyllum longum


Glottiphyllum neilii


Glottiphyllum nelii


Glottiphyllum oligocarpum


Glottiphyllum peersii


Glottiphyllum regium

Glottiphyllum regium

Glottiphyllum salmii


Glottiphyllum suave


Glottiphyllum surrectum



  • Chesselet, P., Burgoyne, P.M., Klak, C., Kurzweil, H., Dold, A.P., Griffin, N.J. and Smith, G.F. 2003. Mesembryanthemaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 633-738. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 


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