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Noun1.Carpobrotus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Aizoaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
Carpobrotus edulis, Hottentot fig, Hottentot's fig, Mesembryanthemum edule, sour fig - low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
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Just feel the weight of a stem of Carpobrotus edulis and you will see what I mean.
Elimination of the IAS from 14 500 m2 in costal dunes and wooded dunes (6 000 m2 for Carpobrotus sp.
For example, as part of an ongoing mission to protect plant heritage, Institut Klorane formed a partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the National Botanical Conservatory and local participants to help save Calendula maritima, a species endemic to Sicily that is in danger of extinction from pollution from cars, illegal trash dumping, and the presence of Carpobrotus edulis, an exotic invasive plant.
Plants such as Lampranthus, Carpobrotus and Gazania, while growing well during the winter and spring, producing fine displays of flowers, suffered extreme stress during the summer, being all but wiped out.
Mrs Thomas said there were no disagreements about the overall winner the Ice Plant, Carpobrotus edulis, was the unanimous choice.
Carissa ovata * * * Carpobrotus glaucescens * Cassytha spp.
This investigation focused on two Carpobrotus species belonging to the family, Aizoaceae, in an attempt to assess their antimicrobial potential.
Agaves tend to close up their outer leaves in order to save the inner ones and Carpobrotus edulis, the Hottentot fig, may need some dried up leaves and stems pruned off and will start to grow and fill out again quite quickly.
The protection of about six ha of coastal habitat (cliff vegetation, salt marshes and dry grasslands) through the eradication of Carpobrotus spp; and
Carpobrotus edulis (Aphrodite's Tresses) takes up water into the leaves during the winter which usually lasts right through into early autumn, but the rain we have had so far came too late to save a lot of it, and some shrivelled up.