Journal archives for May 2019

May 13, 2019

Species Plantarum Programme

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May 30, 2019

Carpobrotus (affinis) acinaciformis vs edulis subsp. edulis

1) Staminodes (petals) pink. Hypanthium abruptly narrowed into peduncle. Receptacle flat. Upper leaves distinctly saber-shaped: C. (affinis) acinaciformis

1A) Staminode (petals) pale yellow (rarely yellow), sometimes pale pink when senescing. Hypanthium gradually narrowed. Receptacle raised. All leaves not saber-shaped: C. edulis subsp. edulis

References:
Wisura W, Glen HF (1993) The South African species of Carpobrotus (Mesembryanthema-Aizoaceae). Contr Bolus Herb 15: 76–107.

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Carpobrotus (affinis) acinaciformis vs edulis subsp. edulis

1) Staminodes (petals) pink. Hypanthium abruptly narrowed into peduncle. Receptacle flat. Upper leaves distinctly saber-shaped: C. (affinis) acinaciformis

1A) Staminode (petals) pale yellow (rarely yellow), sometimes pale pink when senescing. Hypanthium gradually narrowed. Receptacle raised. All leaves not saber-shaped: C. edulis subsp. edulis

C. (affinis) acinaciformis
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/26048235

C. edulis subsp. edulis:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/26048296

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