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Genus: Mesembryanthemum

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: Mesembryanthemoideae

Sixteen species, native to the arid western and central regions of southern Africa, extending into Namibia. Species in North Africa, the Mediterranean region, California, on the west coast of South America and in Australia, are thought to have been introduced to these regions.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Mesembryanthemum aitonis


Mesembryanthemum barklyi


Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum


Mesembryanthemum crystallinum


Mesembryanthemum eurystigmatum


Mesembryanthemum excavatum


Mesembryanthemum fastigiatum


Mesembryanthemum gariusanum


Mesembryanthemum guerichianum


Mesembryanthemum hypertrophicum


Mesembryanthemum inachabense


Mesembryanthemum longistylum


Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum


Mesembryanthemum pellitum


Mesembryanthemum stenandrum


Mesembryanthemum subtruncatum



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