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.

Posted by blue_celery blue_celery, May 30, 2019 16:20

Observations

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What

Sally-My-Handsome Carpobrotus acinaciformis

Observer

blue_celery

Date

April 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Fig Carpobrotus edulis

Observer

blue_celery

Date

April 15, 2015

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Hi blue, thanks.
Marco

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