Psammophora longifolia L. Bolus


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Psammophora longifolia L. Bolus. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001293770. Accessed on: 18 Nov 2019'

Morphology

Compact, dwarf succulent, with up to 12 branches, up to 120 mm diam. Leaves erect to spreading, up to 40 x 10(-16) mm, 6(-13) mm thick, with elevated and densely packed epidermal cells. Flowers solitary, bracteolate, 20-23 mm diam., petals and filamentous staminodes white. Fruit (4)5(6)-locular.

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    • ]. 

    Habitat

    In coarse rubble or gravel, often in quartz.

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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Southern Namib to lower Gariep Valley.

  • Provided by: [B].e-Flora of South Africa
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    • 1
    • ]. 

      Bibliography

    • 1 Klak, C. 2013. Aizoaceae: Psammophora. 221 - 221. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

     Information From

    Aizoaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    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
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    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).