Carpobrotus quadrifidus L.Bolus
  • S. African Gard.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Carpobrotus quadrifidus L.Bolus. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000588279. Accessed on: 28 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Receptacle subclavate to globose, narrowed abruptly into pedicel. Succulent perennial with trailing stems to 2.5 m long. Leaves straight, 18-25 mm diam. Flowers white, pale pink or purplish, 120-150 mm diam., receptacle bicarinate, subclavate, not tapering into pedicel, top of ovary convex or flat.

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    Succulent shrub, with trailing robust stems, up to ± 2.5 m long and 4-6-angled, winged, 15-20 mm thick internodes. Leaves 3-angled, 80-140 x 18-25 mm, glaucous, margins entirely cartilaginous. Flowers pedicellate, solitary, 120-150 mm diam., white, pale pink or magenta. Fruit 13-22-locular, fleshy, an indehiscent berry.

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    • 2
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    Habitat

    Sandy lowlands.

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    • 1
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    On coastal and inland sandy soils.

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    • 2
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    Distribution

    S Namaqualand to Saldanha.

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    Namaqualand to Langebaan.

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    • 2
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      Bibliography

    • 1 Klak, C. 2012. Aizoaceae: Carpobrotus N.E.Br. 269 - 269. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Klak, C. 2013. Aizoaceae: Carpobrotus. 180 - 180. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 3 S. African Gard.

     Information From

    Aizoaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).