Carpobrotus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Chrysanthemoides, a grey felted-leaf plant, has spread giving good ground cover in a huge area while the favourite Carpobrotus edulis known here as Aphrodite's tresses, gives bright green areas of cover too.
Species include the Namaqualand daisy (dimorphotheca sinuata) as well as arctotis, asters, gazanias and osteospermum, and flowering succulents such as cheiridopsis, carpobrotus and crassula.
Afolayan, "Antioxidant and phytochemical properties of Carpobrotus edulis (L.) bolus leaf used for the management of common infections in HIV/AIDS patients in Eastern Cape Province," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
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).
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).
caerulea (Raf.) Bolli blue elderberry Aizoaceae Iceplant Family Aptenia cordifolia (L.f.) Schwantes * baby sun rose Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.
To support the return of natural sand dune movement and enhance habitat for the birds, the team implemented a plan to remove invasive vegetation, including European beachgrass (Ammophila arenaria), iceplant (Carpobrotus edulis) and Sydney golden wattle (Acacia longifolia).
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.) 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.