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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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Because restoration of degraded dune systems is occurring and likely to continue, we examined the occurrence of amphibians in drainages associated with a coastal dune ecosystem degraded by invasive plants (European Beachgrass, Ammophila arenaria, and Iceplant, Carpobrotus edulis).
Carpobrotus edulis, better known as Aphrodite's Tresses here, but more widely known as the Hottentot fig, is another good plant.
Single records were in a garden (in Pigface Carpobrotus glaucescens within 10 m of grasses) and in Eucalyptus woodland on a slope with no grass (but within 10 m of grass).
This problem is also occurring in Pontine Archipelago, which is threatened by Carpobrotus spp.
Tambien la hemos encontrado subespontanea en territorio del Parque Natural de Corrubedo (Ribeira, Carreira, A Grana, UTM: 498035, 4709675, 27 m), en un herbazal subnitrofilo sobre suelo arenoso, junto a Carpobrotus acinaciformis (L.
Threats to the population include the presence and extension of the exotic invasive species Carpobrotus spp.
Seed production and dispersal in the non-native, invasive succulent Carpobrotus edulis (Aizoaceae) in coastal strand communities of Central California.
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.