Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Aptenia
Family: Mesembryanthemaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
geniculiflora
NOTES

A creeping or erect, deciduous, perennial plant with flat, succulent, leaves that taper towards the base. The stems are terete or slightly 4-angled.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Bittrich ex Gerbaulet
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White or pale yellow flowers 10-30 mm in diameter. Fruits have valve wings
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers may be pale yellow
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Grows along roadsides and other disturbed areas in the bush on the Geelhoutboom side. Sometimes scrambles in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
January
September
Synonyms for Species
Psilocaulon melanospermum
Sphalmanthus decussatus
Aridaria geniculiflora
Mesembryanthemum brachiatum
Mesembryanthemum decussatum
Mesembryanthemum geniculiflorum
Mesembryanthemum melanospermum
Nycteranthus geniculiflorus
Peratetracoilanthus geniculiflorus
Psilocaulon distinctum
Sphalmanthus geniculiflorus



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