Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Mesembryanthemum edule L.

AIZOACEAE Family selection - Fig-marigold family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Mesembryanthemum edule L. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Syst. Nat., ed. 10, 2: 1060 (1759)
Rank: species
See: ► Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Hottentot fig
en English name: Hottentot-fig
Spanish name: higo marino
French name: figue marine
German name: Hottentottenfeige

Grown habit: Shrub
Duration: Perennial

= Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Aizoaceae
Genus: Mesembryanthemum

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Mesembryanthemum edule L.
Map for Mesembryanthemum edule L.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Mesembryanthemum elongatum Haw. [97]
2) Mesembryanthemum floribundum Haw. [139]
3) Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. [412]
4) Mesoptychia sahlbergii (Lindb. & Arnell) A. Evans [141]
5) Mespilus japonica Thunb. [182]
6) Mesynium alatum (Small) W.A. Weber [94]
7) Mesynium imbricatum (Raf.) W.A. Weber [100]
8) Metamelaena melambola (Tuck.) Henssen [197]
9) Metastelma barbigerum Scheele [134]
10) Metastelma mexicanum auct. non (Brandeg) M. Fishbein & R. Levin [116]

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