Carpobrotus mellei

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Carpobrotus mellei


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Aizoaceae
Subfamilia: Ruschioideae
Tribus: Ruschieae
Genus: Carpobrotus
Species: Carpobrotus mellei




  • Basionym
    • Mesembryanthemum mellei L.Bolus, Ann. Bolus Herb. 3: 137. 1922.
  • Heterotypic
    • Carpobrotus pageae L.Bolus, Ann. Bolus Herb. 4: 107. 1925.
    • Carpobrotus pillansii L.Bolus, Notes Mesembryanthemum 2: 95. 1929.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names

English: Mountain Sourfig, Berg suurvy
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