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Carpobrotus edulis(CBSED)


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Basic information
  • EPPO code: CBSED
  • Preferred name: Carpobrotus edulis
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Brown

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Carpobrotus edulis var. chrysophthalmus Preston & Sell
Carpobrotus edulis var. rubescens Druce
Mesembryanthemum edule Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
bàlsam comú Catalan
Hottentottenfeige German
Pferdefeige German
Cape fig English
freeway iceplant English
Hottentot fig English
ice plant English (GB)
kaffir fig English (GB)
pigface English
sour fig English (ZA)
bálsamo Spanish
diente de león Spanish
flor del cuchillo Spanish
hierba del cuchillo Spanish
higo del Cabo Spanish
higo marino Spanish
uña de gato Spanish
uña de león Spanish
doigts de sorcières French
figue de mer French
figue des Hottentots French
figue marine French
griffe de sorcière French
fico degli Ottentoti edule Italian
fico degli Ottentotti Italian
hottentotvijg Dutch
hottentotvijg Dutch
karpobrot jadalny Polish
zobacz wątek Polish
bálsamo Portuguese
chorão-das-praias Portuguese
chorões Portuguese
malícia Portuguese
карпобротус съедобный Russian
karpobrod Albanian
gul middagsblomma Swedish
kazayağı Turkish
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal core eudicots ( 1CEUD )
Order Caryophyllales ( 1CAFO )
Family Aizoaceae ( 1AIZF )
Subfamily Ruschioideae ( 1RSHS )
Genus Carpobrotus ( 1CBSG )
Species Carpobrotus edulis ( CBSED )