Hottentot fig

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Hottentot fig

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(Plants) a perennial plant, Mesembryanthemum (or Carpobrotus) edule, originally South African, having fleshy prostrate leaves, showy yellow or purple flowers, and edible fruits
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Noun1.Hottentot fig - low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulpHottentot fig - low-growing South African succulent plant having a capsular fruit containing edible pulp
Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
succulent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs