Mesembryanthemum tortuosum

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Mesembryanthemum tortuosum


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Aizoaceae
Subfamilia: Mesembryanthemoideae
Genus: Mesembryanthemum
Species: Mesembryanthemum tortuosum


Mesembryanthemum tortuosum L., 1753.


  • Mesembryanthemum aridum Moench
  • Mesembryanthemum concavum Haw.
  • Pentacoilanthus tortuosus (N.E. Br.) F. Rappa & V. Camarrone
  • Phyllobolus tortuosus (L.) V. Bittrich
  • Sceletium boreale L. Bol.
  • Sceletium compactum L. Bol.
  • Sceletium concavum (Haw.) Schwant.
  • Sceletium concavum Schwant.
  • Sceletium framesii L. Bol.
  • Sceletium gracile L. Bol.
  • Sceletium joubertii L. Bol.
  • Sceletium namaquense L. Bol.
  • Sceletium namaquense var. subglobosum L. Bol.
  • Sceletium ovatum L. Bol.
  • Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N. E. Br.
  • Sceletium tugwelliae L. Bol.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • South Africa (N-Cape Prov., W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)

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



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