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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Africa to Israel and Arabian Peninsula, St. Helena, Angola to W. Cape Prov.
Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Cape Provinces, Egypt, Gulf States, Libya, Namibia, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, St.Helena

Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 22, 1985 Burchell, Dr. [115], St. Helena K000076563 holotype
Townsend, C.C. [65/434], Jordan Opophytum forskahlii 29441.000
Welw. [2376], Angola Mesembryanthemum dactylinum K000076565 isotype

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 11: t. 1034 (1868)

Accepted by

  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Cronk, Q.C.B. (2000). The endemic flora of St Helene: 1-119. Antony Nelson, Oswestry, England.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.

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